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bop

verb uk   /bɒp/  us   /bɑːp/ (-pp-)

bop verb (DANCE)

[I] informal to dance to pop music: They were all bopping to the music.

bop verb (HIT)

[T usually + adv/prep] humorous to hit someone or something, especially in a friendly way: to bop someone on the head

bop

noun uk   /bɒp/  us   /bɑːp/

bop noun (MUSIC)

[U] (also bebop) a type of jazz music first played by small groups in the 1940s

bop noun (DANCE)

[C usually singular] mainly UK a dance to pop music: There are a couple of decent clubs where you can go for a bop.
boppy
adjective uk   /ˈbɒp.i/  us   /ˈbɑː.pi/ informal
Boppy music is good for dancing to.
Translations of “bop”
in Chinese (Traditional) 跳舞, (隨流行音樂)跳舞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跳舞, (随流行音乐)跳舞…
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