Definition of bashment in English:

bashment

Line breaks: bash|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʃmənt
 
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noun

  • 1West Indian A large party or dance.
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    • Lord, reggae music is blasted at all hours of night at their ‘bashments’, disturbing all the other residents.
    • Tomorrow is my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary (yup, fiftieth, isn't that great?) so they are having a big bashment to celebrate it.
    • This will be the food on offer at the little bashment (get-together, I won't call it a party) that my classmates informed me will be taking place at my home.
  • 2An uptempo style of popular music derived from dancehall and ragga.
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    • Reggaeton is the Latin bashment / dancehall hybrid that's been tearing down South and Central America, Puerto Rico, Cuba, The Dominican Republic, Miami and Los Angeles since the mid 90s.
    • It's hip hop, grime, soul, ragga, bashment, and pop - in the real sense of the word: popular.
    • I can entertain a crowd regardless if it's R & B, hip hop, bashment.

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