[hip-hop] Slang.
the popular subculture of big-city teenagers, which includes rap music, break dancing, and graffiti art.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this subculture: the hip-hop generation.


Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hiphop
World English Dictionary
hip-hop (ˈhɪpˌhɒp)
a US pop culture movement originating in the 1980s comprising rap music, graffiti, and break dancing

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Cultural Dictionary

hip-hop definition

Another name for rap music.

Note: The term hip-hop also refers to the speech, fashions, and personal style adopted by many youths, particularly in urban areas.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Example sentences for hiphop
Snowboarders embraced the punk and hiphop look into their style.
The album also featured some hiphop influence with the inclusion of fat joe.
This vegan farm is home to cats, dogs, and pigs, in addition to human hiphop artists.
There are also local punk and hiphop scenes that are gaining momentum locally.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature