Meaning of “hip-hop” in the English Dictionary

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"hip-hop" in British English

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hip-hopnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhɪp.hɒp/ us /ˈhɪp.hɑːp/

Examples from literature

  • Some of the easiest kinds of dances to learn include cowboy line dancing, basic hip-hop moves, or a Bollywood routine. 

(Definition of “hip-hop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hip-hop" in American English

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hip-hopnoun [ U ]

us /ˈhɪpˌhɑp/

a type of popular, African-American music with songs about politics and society, and words spoken rather than sung

(Definition of “hip-hop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)