Top Definition
The accenting of an unconventional pattern of beats to create a rhythm, such as the first and fourth beats in a 4/4 time signature.
An example of syncopation is Flamenco dance, in which the offbeats of the musical rhythm are accented by the steps of the dancer.
by Arcata Care Bear December 14, 2014

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