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noun \ˈhip-ˌhäp\

Definition of HIP-HOP

: a subculture especially of inner-city youths who are typically devotees of rap music
: the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also : rap together with this music
hip–hop adjective

Origin of HIP-HOP

perhaps from 4hip + 1hop
First Known Use: 1982


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