or hip hop
[ hip-hop ]
/ ˈhɪpˌhɒp /
of, relating to, or characteristic of this subculture: the hip-hop generation.
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Example sentences from the Web for hip-hop
But, also like a teen, hiphop sometimes surges toward a more mature place.
Sure, hiphop sometimes overdoses on purposefully provocative language like a teenager having fun with shock value.
British Dictionary definitions for hip-hop
/ (ˈhɪpˌhɒp) /
a US pop culture movement originating in the 1980s comprising rap music, graffiti, and break dancing
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Cultural definitions for hip-hop
Another name for rap music.
notes for hip-hop
The term hip-hop also refers to the speech, fashions, and personal style adopted by many youths, particularly in urban areas.
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