[ rah-guh ]
/ ˈrɑ gə /


a style of music combining elements of reggae and rap, with an electronic or repetitive track.
Also called dancehall.
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Examples from the Web for ragga

  • There was cock-fighting and kicking the ragga ball, wrestling and boxing, and some gambling among the elders.

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British Dictionary definitions for ragga

/ (ˈræɡə) /


a dance-orientated style of reggaeAlso called: ragamuffin

Word Origin for ragga

C20: shortened from ragamuffin
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