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Breakdown (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /brehk-down/

Also spelled or known as: Break-down, Break down

Plural: Breakdowns

Related: Break, Breaking, Breakbeat, Breakbeats, Breaks

What does Breakdown mean?

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

Breakdown Synonyms: Breakbeat, Break

Example sentence:Can you please add more drums to the breakdown.”

Breakdown in songs:

“Movin’ with the tempo, know you feel it when the bass low Waitin’ on the breakdown” – Mick Jenkins, Your Love.

“Hear the breakdown, time to separate the men from the boys” – The Game, 100 Bars (The Funeral).

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