Definition of riffage in English:


Line breaks: riff|age
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪfɪdʒ


[mass noun] informal
  • Guitar riffs, especially in rock music.
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    • Most of the record is fast, somewhat furious and filled with enough riffage to make any gearhead drool.
    • Later songs like "Innocent" and "Whatever" still have the guitar riffage but experiment more in empathy.
    • Hence, Thieves and Poets: a ballet score in which John McLaughlin surrounds his machine-gun acoustic riffage with impressionistic bursts of orchestral colour.

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