Main definitions of EDM in English

: EDM1EDM2

EDM1

noun

US
  • Popular music intended for dancing to in clubs, typically having a repetitive beat and a synthesized backing track.

    ‘EDM hasn't killed off rock 'n' roll’
    • ‘a blaring EDM soundtrack’

Origin

Early 21st century abbreviation of electronic dance music.

Main definitions of EDM in English

: EDM1EDM2

EDM2

noun

  • (in the UK) short for early day motion

    ‘he tabled 113 EDMs during the parliamentary year’
    • ‘the MP also put forward an EDM asking the House of Commons to note Sir Alex's outstanding contribution’