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B–boy

play
noun \ˈbē-ˌbȯi\

Definition of B–boy

  1. :  a male who engages in the pursuit of hip-hop culture or adopts its styles



Origin and Etymology of b–boy

b probably from break (solo instrumental passage) or break beat


First Known Use: 1981


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