Definition of bop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bɒp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɑːp//
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  1. 1[countable] (British English, informal) a dance to pop music; a social event at which people dance to pop music Fancy a bop? There’s a bop on in the village hall tonight.
  2. 2 [uncountable] = bebop
  3. Word Originnoun 1940s: shortening of bebop.
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