1. Music, mainly guitar: A musical phrase based on or around musical scales*. Riffs can be pre-prepared and repeated, or improvised on the spot and of indefinite length based loosly around the melody of the song.
Scales are a way of arranging musical notes so that they a cool to listen to. Basic scales for guitar include:
2.There is also an Arabic people called Riffs.
The lights went down and the lead guitarist then played a long, slow, sweet blues based riff that had the hairs standing up on the back of peoples necks.
A current trend in television programs where people are told that they do not match the cultural norm either in the way they look or dress. Using special effects, advanced computer manipulation and spray painting techniques the person is then given the illusion that they look like a film star or can afford to buy top line designer clothes while bringing up two small children on a part time job serving fries.
While showing the person 'before' is common. The post 'make over' victim is not often seen.
She thought the television makeover would change her life, but the next day on looking in the mirror she noticed that her acne, goofy teeth and the huge wart on her nose had somehow mysteriously re-appeared.