Meaning of BOP in English

BOP

I. ˈbäp transitive verb

( bopped ; bopped ; bopping ; bops )

Etymology: imitative

: to strike especially with the fist or a club : sock , hit

he reached out and bopped me over the head with a rolled-up newspaper — Leslie Ford

II. noun

( -s )

: a blow especially with the fist or a club : sock , hit

I gave him a bop that laid him out

III. noun

( -s )

Usage: often attributive

Etymology: short for bebop

: jazz characterized by rhythmic harmonic complexity and innovation, lengthened melodic line, and usually fast tempos and loud bravura execution

IV. noun

: jive 1

V. intransitive verb

( bopped ; bopped ; bopping ; bops )

Etymology: probably from bop , noun (herein)

1. : to go quickly or unceremoniously : pop

2. : to dance or shuffle along to or as if to bop music

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