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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Popular music of Jamaican origin that combines elements of traditional Caribbean rhythms and jazz.

Usage examples (36)
  • David King (dave's blog) and Marianne Kruppa (aka ska girlie)
  • Do you know, for example, why ska, reggae's musical precursor, is called ska?
  • To be fair, the Bosstones never self-identified as ska, and quickly but politely corrected any interviewer that called them ska.
  • Add a dash of spouge from Barbados, tumba from Curacao, scratch from St. Thomas and earlier forms of reggae called ska and rocksteady. for more
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