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headbanging
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdbaŋɪŋ/

Translation of headbanging in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (Music)
    sacudidas (feminine plural) de cabeza
    headbanging (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Loud music and headbanging are on the menu tomorrow night as a tsunami fundraising concert is set to rock revellers.
    • Sadly, there'll be no headbanging along in a car to this one, as its a little too off the wall for its own good - and a rather messy way of bringing the album to a close.
    • While the latter element veers dangerously close to rap-metal territory and there is a decided lack of double-time blasts for maximum headbanging, you'll spend most of this album being too shocked at how well it all works to really care.
    1.2 (Medicine)
    sacudidas (feminine plural) involuntarias de la cabeza

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