What does reggae mean?

Definitions for reggae
ˈrɛg eɪreg·gae

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reggaenoun

    popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar

Wiktionary

  1. reggaenoun

    A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.

Freebase

  1. Reggae

    Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broad sense to refer to most types of popular Jamaican dance music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that evolved out of the earlier genres ska and rocksteady.

Editors Contribution

  1. reggae

    A creation, style and form of music.

    Reggae is a popular form of music and is loved and played throughout the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 6, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reggae in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reggae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of reggae in a Sentence

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I wrote the book- to generations yet unborn- in trench town during my high school years as a prophecy of my reggae predictions. as a visionary, I saw what the jamaica today would become, if, and only if the status quo would help and respect the poor and disadvantaged people. jamaica and the world today does not surprise me. my reggae does not care if you are black or white just as long as you can make what is wrong- right! I am ras cardo, the creator.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I will say this without a doubt:- I have the testimonials of joe higgs and roy wilson- speaking about my works creating reggae and naming the original wailing wailers group name, among other things I was the architect of in trench town. those who seek to challenge me will always lose. put your money on the table which I will give to the poor people after your defeat.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    it was my trench town reggae in the music of the rasta messengers like-burning spear- culture(joseph hill)- and others that taught the world that- christopher columbus was a liar. He did not discover jamaica nor america. So why are we still honoring him today?

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    Some may call us- old fire sticks,- but we burn hotter than the hottest flames. They may call us-old brooms- but we know all the corners. We may be called cold, but we are the cryoscopic reggae sword of the spirit of truth. I am ras cardo who created reggae.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P) I, RAS CARDO AM HERE TO DEBUNK ALL THE LIES TOLD OVER THE YEARS BY THOSE IN THE-REGGAE- MURDEROUS MUSIC INDUSTRY, AND TO DECLARE THE DECEITS AND DECEPTIONS ABSOLUTELY FALSE.I WILL SHOW ALL THOSE RESPONSIBLE AND CALL THEM OUT SO THAT THE PUBLIC AND THE WORLD WILL SEE JUST WHO THEY ARE AND THOSE CONNECTED TO ROBBING THE PEOPLE. THY KEEP HIDDEN FOR DECADES NOW.

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  • Janet Grace Esson-Scott
    REGGAE IS TRULY DEFINED AS- R.E.G.G.A.E= REDEFINING/REAFFIRMING GHETTO GENIUS ANYWHERE/EVERYWHERE OR ANYTIME/EVERYTIME. THIS IS THE TRUE DEFINITION BY RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT FROM TRENCH TOWN WHO NAMED AND CREATED THE SOUND. HE ALSO HAS THE COPYRIGHTS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS IN WASHINGTON D.C. USA. 
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