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boogie

play
noun boo·gie \ ˈbu̇-gē , ˈbü- \

Definition of boogie

2 :earthy and strongly rhythmic rock music conducive to dancing; also :a period of or occasion for dancing to this music

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First Known Use of boogie

1929


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boogie

play
verb \ ˈbu̇-gē , ˈbü- \
variants: or less commonly boogy or boogey

Definition of boogie

boogied also boogeyed; boogying also boogeying
intransitive verb
1 :to dance to rock music; also :revel, party
2 a :to move quickly
b :to get going

Examples of boogie in a Sentence

  1. Let's boogie on out of here.

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First Known Use of boogie

1968


BOOGIE Defined for English Language Learners

boogie

play play
verb

Definition of boogie for English Language Learners

  • : to dance especially to rock music

  • : to move or go quickly


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