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bop

verb \ ˈbäp \

Definition of bop

bopped; bopping
transitive verb
:hit, sock

Origin and Etymology of bop

imitative


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bop

noun

Definition of bop

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

First Known Use of bop

1932


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bop

noun

Definition of bop

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

bopper

noun

Origin and Etymology of bop

short for bebop


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bop

verb

Definition of bop

bopped; bopping
intransitive verb
1 :to go quickly or unceremoniously :pop
  • bop into the corner store
often used with off
2 :to dance or shuffle along to or as if to bop music

First Known Use of bop

1947


BOP Defined for Kids

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bop

verb \ ˈbäp \

Definition of bop for Students

bopped; bopping
:1hit 1
  • And I'm ready to bop them on the head, squeaked Mole, grabbing a stick.
  • —Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

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bop

noun

Definition of bop for Students

:2hit 1
  • a bop on the head


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