Share this entry

Share this page

Scotch snap

Line breaks: Scotch snap
(also Scotch catch)

Definition of Scotch snap in English:

noun

Music
A rhythmic feature in which a dotted note is preceded by a stressed shorter note, characteristic of strathspeys.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing