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synthpop

[ sinth-pop ]
/ ˈsɪnθˌpɒp /
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noun

popular music played with synthesizers and having light upbeat melodies and lyrics.

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Origin of synthpop

First recorded in 1980–85; synth(esizer) + pop2
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synth-pop

noun

a type of pop music in which synthesizers are used to create the dominant sound
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