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riddim is no slang, riddim is sacred. this word describes rhythmic patterns that are handed down from generations. virtually all the reggae you are familar with is based on classic riddims, shit even the james bond theme is based on a riddim. riddim is part of the soul it is ancient!
this riddim is in the style of rub a dub dub
by dubpl8s January 06, 2004
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A way of expressing that someone is sexually attractive. It is often used with irony or playfulness.

Comes from the verb “breed” which is to copulate with intent of bearing children.

For someone to be truly “breedable” they need to be fertile.
Anon: You are looking mighty breedable this fine evening, m’lady.
Stacy: Please don’t say that to me.
Brad: Woh, you look submissive and breedable, Becky.
Becky: Wow, thanks. *sex*
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(i)Rhythm or beat. Particularly reggae, dancehall.
(ii)In praise of a good/funky rhythm or beat.
(i) If you can't chat over sleng-teng riddim, you might as well give up.

(ii) I listened to Twisted's new tune and thought 'riddim'!
by MaNaTaRmZ August 24, 2003
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New York slang term for very very heavy and gross sounding/ disturbing sounding dubstep. This genre is described as loud, and distinguished electronic banging noises;hey are usually repetative and follow a simple rhythm. People dancing to this music usually bang their head very hard to this music or dances provocatively in slow motion. This music is associated with the EDM scene and has become popular over the years. Some riddim dubstep artists are: Kj sawka, boogie t, subtronics, dirt monkey, midnight tyrannosaurus, or Monxx
"Dude, were you at that riddim show last weekend in BK? "

"Are you into riddim?"
by A function February 17, 2018
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non-standard spelling of "rhythm".

'Riddim' is a sub-genre / offspring of trance music, collaberatively created and introduced in 2011 by famous musicians, 'Getter' and 'Darude'.

Origin: representing a Jamaican pronunciation; the Jamaican Patois of the English word "rhythm".

Riddims are the instrumental backgrounds of reggae, lovers rock, dub, ragga, dancehall, soca, bouyon and also grime compositions. Also, rare cases in reggaeton.

A riddim (Patois for instrumental rhythm track) is an instrumental version of a song, which applies to various types of music, Riddims usually consist of a drum patter and a prominent bass line.
"Yo Dodge, how was that?"
"Yeah, that riddim's pretty good. Needs more screaming and shouting."
by Yasuo the Unforgiven February 07, 2017
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Riddim is a genre in Edm that has been blowing up thanks to artist like MONXX and Excision bringing light to it. Riddim is like dubstep , but worse on your ears. Usually riddim is off beat, repeats the same sound over and over again, and has a group of "head bangers" headbanging to the said off beats sounds.
Guy 1: Hey man you listen to riddim?

Guy 2: What the fuck is a riddim?
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A genre of dubstep that goes "pwhoosh whamp wub wub wub wub"
More hardcore than Catstep, less hardcore than nothing. Besides maybe Extratone.
Bro did you hear the latest riddim song by Barely Alive? shit goes "wub wub wub wub"
by sweester December 08, 2019
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