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Definition of doo-wop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

doo-wop

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an African American style of singing popular in the 1950s. It involved groups singing in harmony, and nonsense phrases like 'doo-wop' and 'sha-boom' regularly repeated. Early doo-wop groups included the Drifters and the Platters.