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Break (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /brehk/

Also spelled or known as: the break

Plural: Breaks

Related: Breakdown, Breaking, Breakbeat, Breakbeats

What does Break mean?

A part of the song where it’s simplified to just drums and percussions. 

Break Synonyms: Breakbeat, Breakdown

Example sentence: “I added a break to our new song.”

Break in songs:

“Oh, yeah, that’s the break, y’all Let me hear a little bit of that bass groove right here” – Digital Underground, The Humpty Dance.

“Call him, tell him you’ll be home real late And sing the break, uh” – The Notorious B.I.G., One More Chance / Stay With Me (Remix).

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