syncopation[siŋ′kə pā′s̸hən, sin′-]
- a syncopating or being syncopated
- syncopated music, a syncopated rhythm, etc.
- Gram. syncope
- Music A shift of accent in a passage or composition that occurs when a normally weak beat is stressed.
- Something, such as rhythm, that is syncopated.
- Grammar Syncope.
Symphony No. 25
(usually uncountable, plural syncopations)
syncopate +â€Ž -ion