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nu-metal

/ ˌnjuːˈmɛtəl /

noun

    1. a type of rock music popular from the late 1990s, featuring much of the sound typical of heavy metal but also influenced by rap and hip-hop
    2. ( as modifier )

      a nu-metal band



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Word History and Origins

Origin of nu-metal1

C20: from nu- , a form of new + ( heavy ) metal

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Example Sentences

The rap/nu metal entrepreneur Kid Rock reinvented himself as a country star.

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