In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1US informal(music)música rave feminine informal
- A funk rave-up follows two straight hip-hop tracks follows a French house track using Dimitri From Paris.
- This was a rave-up before they were even invented.
- Until now, one of the greatest rave-ups in rock 'n' roll history was also its least remembered.
- ‘It's getting you back to the good old days when you used to organize rave-ups for two or three thousand lunatics in an empty warehouse somewhere? ‘laughed Syd.’
- Gone are the mechanic snarls, the 140-bpm rave-ups and the clever mash-ups.
- With those words, Ira kicked off the song, a blazing rave-up that was an early highlight of their Philly show over last Spring Break.
- ‘Magnetic City’ is probably the most incendiary rave-up you will likely find on any album released this year.
- Burn's suppers range from formal gatherings to uproariously informal rave-ups of drunkards and louts.
- Weekenders trace their roots to the mods and rockers' bank holiday rave-ups on the south coast in the Sixties.
- Gillespie's backing vocals actually detract somewhat from the song, which is otherwise an energizing rave-up.
2British slang(party)fiesta rave femininefiestorro masculine Spain informalreventón masculine Mexico informalfiestichola feminine River Plate informalfiestoca feminine Chile informalbonche masculine Venezuela informal
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