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shoegazing

Line breaks: shoe|gaz¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʃuːɡeɪzɪŋ
 
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Definition of shoegazing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A style of rock music characterized by a sound in which the distinctions between separate instruments and vocals are blurred.
Example sentences
  • Now the history books tell us grunge killed off shoegazing.
  • The link between electronica and shoegazing is made more explicit every day.
  • But shoegazing is not exactly Pete's style.

Origin

1990s: from the supposed tendency of the performers to look down, rather than at the audience.

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