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a rock or jazz style of playing the electric or double bass in which the strings are plucked and released so as to vibrate sharply against the fretboard or fingerboard
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby slap bass
slant rhyme, slant-top, slantwise, slap, slap-bang, slap bass, slapdash, slap dashing, slap down, slaphappy, slaphead
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