A style of gentle, largely electronic instrumental music with no persistent beat, used to create or enhance a mood or atmosphere.
More example sentences
- Following Eno's dictum that ambient music must be as ‘ignorable as it is interesting’, this music repays pretty much any level of attention you're prepared to give it.
- Needless to say, Luke leapt at the opportunity, even though he wasn't making ambient music.
- You may not get to sing along, but this is not ambient music; it is immersive and involving.
Definition of ambient music in:
- The US English dictionary