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bop

play
verb \ˈbäp\

Definition of bop

boppedbop·ping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  hit, sock



Origin of bop

imitative


First Known Use: 1928

Rhymes with bop


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bop

noun

Definition of bop

  1. :  a blow (as with the fist or a club) that strikes a person



1932

First Known Use of bop

1932


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bop

noun

Definition of bop

  1. 1 :  jazz characterized by harmonic complexity, convoluted melodic lines, and constant shifting of accent and often played at very rapid tempos

  2. 2 :  jive 2

bop·per noun


Origin of bop

short for bebop


First Known Use: 1947


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bop

verb

Definition of bop

boppedbop·ping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to go quickly or unceremoniously :  pop <bop into the corner store> —often used with off

  3. 2 :  to dance or shuffle along to or as if to bop music



1952

First Known Use of bop

1952


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