"-step" meaning in English

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Suffix

Etymology: Derived from hardstep (“a subgenre of drum and bass music characterised by a gritty production style and urban feel”), which emerged around 1994. Etymology templates: {{m|en|hardstep||a subgenre of drum and bass music characterised by a gritty production style and urban feel}} hardstep (“a subgenre of drum and bass music characterised by a gritty production style and urban feel”) Head templates: {{head|en|suffix|cat2=|cat3=|head=|id=}} -step, {{en-suffix}} -step
  1. (music) Denoting a genre of electronic dance music, especially one influenced by drum and bass. Tags: morpheme Categories (topical): Music Related terms: -core, -wave
    Sense id: en--step-en-suffix-Du7COpSu Topics: entertainment, lifestyle, music

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