Associations to the word «Riff»

Wiktionary

RIFF, noun. A repeated instrumental melody line in a song.
RIFF, noun. A clever or witty remark.
RIFF, noun. A variation on something.
RIFF, noun. A spoof
RIFF, verb. To improvise in the performance or practice of an art, especially by expanding on or making novel use of traditional themes.
RIFF, acronym. Resource Interchange File Format

Dictionary definition

RIFF, noun. A Berber living in northern Morocco.
RIFF, noun. A jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation.
RIFF, verb. Look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume".
RIFF, verb. Play riffs.

Wise words

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