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race music

race mu·sic
R r

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [reys myoo-zik]
    • /reɪs ˈmyu zɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [reys myoo-zik]
    • /reɪs ˈmyu zɪk/

Definition of race music words

  • noun race music blues-based music or jazz by and for African Americans in the 1920s and 1930s, when it was regarded as a distinctive, separate market by the music industry; early jazz or rhythm-and-blues. 1

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Origin of race music

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1925-30

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Parts of speech for Race music

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

race music popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

race music usage trend in Literature

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