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rag·time

 (răg′tīm′)
n.
A style of jazz characterized by elaborately syncopated rhythm in the melody and a steadily accented accompaniment.

[From rag.]
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ragtime

(ˈræɡˌtaɪm)
n
(Jazz) a style of jazz piano music, developed by Scott Joplin around 1900, having a two-four rhythm base and a syncopated melody
[C20: probably from ragged + time]
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rag•time

(ˈrægˌtaɪm)

n.
1. rhythm in which the accompaniment is strict two-four time and the melody, with improvised embellishments, is in steady syncopation.
2. music in ragtime rhythm.
[1895–1900]
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ragtime

A style of jazz piano playing with a highly syncopated melody, very popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It developed out of black minstrel music and was popularized by the pianist and composer Scott Joplin (1868–1917).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ragtime - music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)ragtime - music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
dance music - music to dance to
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Translations

ragtime

[ˈrægtaɪm] N (Mus) → ragtime m
in ragtimesincopado
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ragtime

[ˈrægtaɪm] n (= music) → ragtime mrag trade n
the rag trade → la confection
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ragtime

[ˈrægˌtaɪm] nragtime m inv
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References in classic literature ?
There was little opportunity for the spirit of the place to return with its quietude and repose, for the man's voice, raised in ragtime song, still dominated the canyon with possession.
On the video's caption, Johnson wrote about his old childhood dream to play his 'favorite ragtime song' 'The Entertainer', written by Scott Joplin and popularly adapted by film composer Marvin Hamlisch for the film classic 'The Sting' (1973).
There will be Hollywood movie themes, two classical pieces, one Ragtime song, two Russian melodies and two Irish songs, which are great fun to do.
MENTION of The Temperance Seven will bring memories of the jaunty ragtime song You'reDriving Me Crazy, which swept up to the top of the charts -an unlikely hit,even in 1961.