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English definition of “bop”

bop

verb [T]  /bɑp/ (-pp-) infml us  

bop verb [T] (HIT)

to hit something lightly, not hard: The ball bounced up and bopped him on the nose.

bop

noun  /bɑp/ us  

bop noun (HIT)

[C] a light hit: I got a bop on the head.

bop noun (MUSIC)

[U] (also bebop,  /ˈbi·bɑp/) a type of jazz from the 1940s that has complicated rhythms and is often played fast
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