RAGTIME

ragtime, rag

(noun) music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

ragtime (countable and uncountable, plural ragtimes)

(music genre, uncountable) A musical form having a rhythm characterized by strong syncopation in the melody with a regularly accented accompaniment.

(music, countable) A piece of music in this style.

Anagrams

• Tregami, migrate

Source: Wiktionary


Rag"time`, n. (Mus.)

Definition: Time characterized by syncopation, as in many negro melodies. [Colloq.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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