Definition of surf music in English:

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surf music

noun

A style of popular music originating in the US in the early 1960s, characterized by high harmony vocals and typically having lyrics relating to surfing.
Example sentences
  • The story of his career, accident, and recovery, retold in many obituaries, is fairly well known: Berry was one of the founders of the vocal version of surf music.
  • Allan, it's been said, was the missing link between heavy-reverb surf music, early garage punk and psychedelic acid rock.
  • Somewhere along the line, surf music ceased to have anything to do with actual surfing and migrated to kitsch.

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Syllabification: surf mu·sic

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