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big beat Syllabification: big beat

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of big beat in English:


Popular music with a steady, prominent beat: [as modifier]: had my big beat box and I was jammin'
More example sentences
  • This is like some serious hardcore electronic stuff - like hard-hitting hard acid house, electroclash, big beat, it's surrounded by a ton of big beat stuff, and big giant analogue bass.
  • There are some interesting experimental numbers, as is to be expected, but fortunately the band comes through in the big beat department.
  • The Chemical Brothers' third album saw them shying away from the big beats that had won them two #1 hits in the UK and going for a more gentle, near European approach to dance.
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