Definitions for RIFFrɪf
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a Berber living in northern Morocco
a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation
flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff(verb)
look through a book or other written material
"He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
A repeated instrumental melody line in a song.
A clever or witty remark.
To improvise in the performance or practice of an art, especially by expanding on or making novel use of traditional themes.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name given to the N. coast-lands of Morocco from Tangiers to Algeria; is a mountainous and woody region, with a rugged foreshore, inhabited by lawless Berbers.
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There used to be a saying that 40 below keeps out the riff-raff, that's not true anymore.
The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.
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