Definition of riddim in English:


Line breaks: rid¦dim
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪdɪm


Non-standard spelling of rhythm. dancehall riddims
More example sentences
  • They're hoping the streak continues with the release of Reloaded, which surrounds the groups' edgy lyrics with some newer sounds - reggae and dancehall riddims are all over the new record.
  • Fortunately, Wiley makes scavenger beats that walk trails of icy keyboard, carrying a sack full of video game sounds, dancehall riddims, and garage time signatures in his quest for the dance floor.
  • The easiest way to spot a dancehall riddim is by it's wicked wicked lyrics.


representing a Jamaican pronunciation.

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