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Definition of 808


  • It's the the penal code for disturbing the peace. Which I believe they are referring to in most rap songs.

    Last edited on Jun 01 2018. Submitted by Pet Dragon on Jun 01 2018.


  • a Roland 808 drum machine.
    You got to get educated about the 808s.
    You Dude, this band rocks, the deep 808 beat makes me wanna move my feet.

    Last edited on Mar 15 2018. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

noun - plural

  • in pager mnemonics, spells "BOB".

    Last edited on Nov 26 2010. Submitted by "THE WIZ" from Plano, TX, USA on Jan 08 2010.

noun - uncountable

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Other terms relating to 'music (related to)':

Definitions include: a glam metal band.
Definitions include: "gangster rap".
Definitions include: to play records.
Definitions include: to rap or rhyme words.
Definitions include: to perform music enthusiastically.
Definitions include: a pop group whose members are young men.
Definitions include: an area at concerts in which people "mosh."
Definitions include: extremely fun; exciting; wild.
Definitions include: a musical phrase.
Definitions include: to get along well in a relationship.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: a place where prostitutes gather to find clients.
Definitions include: vagina.
Definitions include: to hit.
Definitions include: a girl with no class, style or dignity.

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Definitions include: uptight, stingy, conservative; "by the book".
Definitions include: an extremely low-class person.
Definitions include: to be very intoxicated, usually by alcohol.
Definitions include: of a car stereo system, to be loud.
Definitions include: to reduce.
Definitions include: acronym for "missing in action".
Definitions include: PIT is an acronym for Prostitute In Training and refers to girls who dress provocatively. It is used by middle schoolers in the South.
Definitions include: Cucho
Definitions include: acronym for "Do It Yourself."
Definitions include: one of many made up "sex moves" that are demeaning towards women.

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