Synonyms for riff

Synonyms for (noun) riff

Synonyms: riff

Definition: a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation

Similar words: ostinato

Definition: a musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition

Synonyms: Riff, Riffian

Definition: a Berber living in northern Morocco

Similar words: Berber

Definition: a member of an indigenous people of northern Africa

Synonyms for (verb) riff

Synonyms: riff

Definition: play riffs

Similar words: play, spiel

Definition: replay (as a melody)

Usage: Play it again, Sam; She played the third movement very beautifully

Synonyms: thumb, leaf, flick, flip, riff, riffle

Definition: look through a book or other written material

Usage: He thumbed through the report; She leafed through the volume

Similar words: peruse

Definition: examine or consider with attention and in detail

Usage: Please peruse this report at your leisure

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