dub steps

dubstep

[duhb-step]
noun
a style of mostly instrumental electronic music, originating in London, influenced by dub and characterized by syncopated rhythm and an emphasis on bass and drum elements.

Origin:
2000–05; dub4 (def 6) + step

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dubstep (ˈdʌbˌstɛp)
 
n
a genre of electronic music conveying a dark and brooding atmosphere through prominent bass lines
 
[C21: from dub1 (sense 6) + step]

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