bop

I. vb
1a.
to dance
► 'Bop till you drop.' (Record title, Ry Cooder, 1974)
1b.
to move in a fast but relaxed way. This usage became popular in Britain in the late 1960s and is still heard.
Why don t we bop down to the supermar-ket and grab some beers.
2.
to hit or punch
Say that again and I'll bop you a good one.
II. n
1.
a fast, cool style of modern jazz intro-duced in the 1940s; also known as bebop. Bop was accompanied by rapid nonsense lyrics and dancing.
2.
a dance. A word from 1950s America, revived in the 1970s and still popular in Britain, among teenagers and students in particular.
Are you going to the art school bop?

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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