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Definition of 808

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.

noun

  • 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: acronym for "drum and bass", a style of electronic music.
Definitions include: admission paid to get into a bar, dance club, etc.
Definitions include: a song or song fragment that gets stuck in one's head.
Definitions include: a musical phrase.
Definitions include: to rap or rhyme words.
Definitions include: to sing well.
Definitions include: to dance.
Definitions include: to play the piano.
Definitions include: to say.
Definitions include: acronym for "no big deal".
Definitions include: "pop" (popular) music aimed at the young, characterized by being upbeat rather than complex.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: a rave attendee who wears "candy".
Definitions include: the person who selects the records / tracks for a DJ to play.
Definitions include: an event with a displeasing outcome.

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Definitions include: a replacement word for fuck.
Definitions include: clean up
Definitions include: worthless.
Definitions include: "thanks".
Definitions include: get some sunshine.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of bitch.
Definitions include: a girl who is fun to be with, but who a person would be embarrassed to be seen with.
Definitions include: a used sanitary napkin.
Definitions include: Any person whose nationality is Canadian.
Definitions include: to die.

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