B-boy

noun
\ ˈbē-ˌbȯi How to pronounce B-boy (audio) \

Definition of B-boy

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

First Known Use of B-boy

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for B-boy

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

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“B-boy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/B-boy. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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