How Do You Spell RIFF?

Correct spelling for the English word "riff" is [ɹ_ˈɪ_f], [ɹˈɪf], [ɹˈɪf]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of RIFF

  1. a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation

Common Misspellings for RIFF

Below is the list of 232 misspellings for the word "riff".

Usage Examples for RIFF

  1. Behind them were the shopkeepers, and behind the shopkeepers was the riff- raff of the Wells and its satellite villages. - "The Passionate Elopement" by Compton Mackenzie
  2. And between the road and the river lies the village of Riff. - "Notwithstanding" by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. And between the park and the river lies the hidden village of Riff. - "Notwithstanding" by Mary Cholmondeley
  4. A few officers, who had been dining with the various generals who had their headquarters there, or with friends on board ship, were the sole people in the streets, although from some of the closed windows of the drinking- shops in the Greek quarter came sounds of singing and noise, for every one was earning high wages, and the place was full of Maltese, Alexandrians, Smyrniotes, and, indeed, the riff- raff of all the Mediterranean cities, who had flocked to the scene of action to make money as petty traders, hucksters, camp- followers, mule- drivers, or commissariat- laborers. - "Jack Archer" by G. A. Henty