riff Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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riffnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪf/
in jazz or ​popularmusic, a ​tune that ​continues or ​appearsregularly in a ​piece of ​music while other ​partschange or are ​added: The ​song is ​punctuated by ​long guitar riffs.
(Definition of riff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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riffnoun [C]

 us   /rɪf/
(in ​popularmusic) a ​simpletune that is used as a ​pattern for ​creating more ​complicatedmusicalpatterns
(Definition of riff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “riff”
in Chinese (Simplified) (爵士乐或流行音乐的)重复乐段…
in Chinese (Traditional) (爵士樂或流行音樂的)重覆樂段…
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