Definitions for RIFFrɪf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Riff, Riffian(noun)

    a Berber living in northern Morocco

  2. riff(verb)

    a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation

  3. 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"

  4. riff(verb)

    play riffs

Wiktionary

  1. riff(Noun)

    A repeated instrumental melody line in a song.

  2. riff(Noun)

    A clever or witty remark.

  3. riff(Verb)

    To improvise in the performance or practice of an art, especially by expanding on or making novel use of traditional themes.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Riff

    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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RIFF in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RIFF in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Kukowski:

    There used to be a saying that 40 below keeps out the riff-raff, that's not true anymore.

  2. Anne Rice:

    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.

  3. Jeff Annison and Paul Scanlan:

    We don’t expect these companies to experience much success. Equity crowdfunding isn’t easy or inexpensive, and the SEC has important safeguards like bad actor checks and reporting requirements that will eliminate most of the riff-raff, plus, the public is sophisticated these days and has access to enough information to make well-informed decisions.

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