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Dictionary entry overview: What does downbeat mean?
• DOWNBEAT (noun)
The noun DOWNBEAT has 1 sense:
1. the first beat of a musical measure (as the conductor's arm moves downward)
Familiarity information: DOWNBEAT used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The first beat of a musical measure (as the conductor's arm moves downward)
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("downbeat" is a kind of...):
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