Definition of syncopated adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

syncopated

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪt̮əd//
 
(music)
 
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in syncopated rhythm the strong beats are made weak and the weak beats are made strong
syncopation
 
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NAmE//ˌsɪŋkəˈpeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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