Meaning of BOP in English

BOP

I. bop 1 /bɒp $ bɑːp/ BrE AmE verb ( past tense and past participle bopped , present participle bopping ) informal

[ Sense 1,3: Date: 1900-2000 ; Origin: From the sound of hitting. ]

[ Sense 2: Date: 1900-2000 ; Origin: ⇨ ↑ bop 2 (2) ]

1 . [transitive] to hit someone, especially gently:

Tom bopped him on the nose.

2 . [intransitive] to dance to popular music:

kids happily bopping on the dance floor

3 . [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] informal to go somewhere or to several different places, especially to enjoy yourself:

We spent the afternoon just bopping around town.

II. bop 2 BrE AmE noun

[ Sense 1: Date: 1900-2000 ; Origin: bebop ]

[ Sense 2: Date: 1900-2000 ; Origin: ⇨ ↑ bop 1 (1) ]

1 . [uncountable] another word for ↑ bebop

2 . [countable] a gentle hit:

a bop on the head

3 . [singular] British English informal a dance

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