riffPronunciation: (rif), [key] Jazz.
a melodic phrase, often constantly repeated, forming an accompaniment or part of an accompaniment for a soloist.
to perform riffs.
riffPronunciation: (rif), [key]
RiffPronunciation: (rif), [key]
—pl. Riffs, Riff•iPronunciation: (rif'ē), [key] (esp. collectively) Riff.
a member of the Berber people living in Er Rif in northern Morocco.
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