doo-wop

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noun \ ˈdü-ˌwäp \

Definition of doo-wop

:a vocal style of rock and roll characterized by the a cappella singing of nonsense syllables in rhythmical support of the melody

Origin and Etymology of doo-wop

from nonsense syllables typical of the style


DOO-WOP Defined for English Language Learners

doo-wop

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noun

Definition of doo-wop for English Language Learners

  • : a style of popular music that involves singing nonsense syllables


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