noun see syncopate

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  • syncopator — See syncopate. * * * …   Universalium

  • syncopator — syn·co·pa·tor …   English syllables

  • syncopator — noun a musician who plays syncopated jazz music (usually in a dance band) they called themselves the Dixie Syncopators • Derivationally related forms: ↑syncopate • Hypernyms: ↑jazz musician, ↑jazzman …   Useful english dictionary

  • syncopate — syncopator, n. /sing keuh payt , sin /, v.t., syncopated, syncopating. 1. Music. a. to place (the accents) on beats that are normally unaccented. b. to treat (a passage, piece, etc.) in this way. 2. Gram. to contract (a word) by omitting one or… …   Universalium

  • syncopate — transitive verb ( pated; pating) Date: 1605 1. a. to shorten or produce by syncope < syncopate suppose to s pose > b. to cut short ; clip, abbreviate 2. to modify or affect (musical rhythm) by syncopation • syncopator …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • syncopate — [ sɪŋkəpeɪt] verb 1》 [usu. as adjective syncopated] displace the beats or accents in (music or a rhythm) so that strong beats become weak and vice versa. 2》 Grammar shorten by syncope. Derivatives syncopation noun syncopator noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • syncopate — /ˈsɪŋkəpeɪt / (say singkuhpayt) verb (t) (syncopated, syncopating) 1. Music a. to place (the accents) on beats which are normally unaccented. b. to employ notes so affected in (a passage, piece, etc.). 2. Phonetics to contract (a word) by… …   Australian English dictionary

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