What does reggae mean?

Definitions for reggaeˈrɛg eɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reggae.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reggae(noun)

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


  1. reggae(Noun)

    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.


  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 that originated in Jamaica.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ricardo A Scott:

    A Reggae education for a healing of the nation

  2. Errol Campbell:

    It is high time that the government makes him our eighth national hero, bob was a reggae genius who has done more for Jamaica than most others by popularizing our music.

Images & Illustrations of reggae

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