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bop 1

 (bŏp) Informal
tr.v. bopped, bop·ping, bops
To hit or strike.
n.
A blow; a punch.

[Imitative.]

bop 2

 (bŏp)
n.
A post-World War II style of jazz characterized by rhythmic and harmonic complexity, improvised solo performances, and a brilliant style of execution.
intr.v. bopped, bop·ping, bops
1. To dance or move to the beat of this music.
2. Slang To go: bopped off to the movies.

[Short for bebop.]

bop′per n.
bop′pish adj.
bop′py adj.

bop

(bɒp)
n
1. (Pop Music) a form of jazz originating in the 1940s, characterized by rhythmic and harmonic complexity and instrumental virtuosity. Originally called: bebop
2. informal a session of dancing to pop music
vb, bops, bopping or bopped
(intr) informal to dance to pop music
[C20: shortened from bebop]
ˈbopper n

bop

(bɒp)
vb, bops, bopping or bopped
(tr) to strike; hit
n
a blow
[C19: of imitative origin]

bop1

(bɒp)

n., v. bopped, bop•ping. n.
1. Also called bebop. jazz marked by often dissonant harmony, fast tempos, eccentric rhythms, and melodic intricacy.
v.i.
2. to dance or move to bop music.
3. Slang. to move, go, or proceed.
[1945–50, Amer.]

bop2

(bɒp)

v. bopped, bop•ping,
n. Slang. v.t.
1. to strike, as with the fist or a stick; hit.
n.
2. a blow.
[1935–40; alter. of bob3]

bop


Past participle: bopped
Gerund: bopping

Imperative
bop
bop
Present
I bop
you bop
he/she/it bops
we bop
you bop
they bop
Preterite
I bopped
you bopped
he/she/it bopped
we bopped
you bopped
they bopped
Present Continuous
I am bopping
you are bopping
he/she/it is bopping
we are bopping
you are bopping
they are bopping
Present Perfect
I have bopped
you have bopped
he/she/it has bopped
we have bopped
you have bopped
they have bopped
Past Continuous
I was bopping
you were bopping
he/she/it was bopping
we were bopping
you were bopping
they were bopping
Past Perfect
I had bopped
you had bopped
he/she/it had bopped
we had bopped
you had bopped
they had bopped
Future
I will bop
you will bop
he/she/it will bop
we will bop
you will bop
they will bop
Future Perfect
I will have bopped
you will have bopped
he/she/it will have bopped
we will have bopped
you will have bopped
they will have bopped
Future Continuous
I will be bopping
you will be bopping
he/she/it will be bopping
we will be bopping
you will be bopping
they will be bopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bopping
you have been bopping
he/she/it has been bopping
we have been bopping
you have been bopping
they have been bopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bopping
you will have been bopping
he/she/it will have been bopping
we will have been bopping
you will have been bopping
they will have been bopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bopping
you had been bopping
he/she/it had been bopping
we had been bopping
you had been bopping
they had been bopping
Conditional
I would bop
you would bop
he/she/it would bop
we would bop
you would bop
they would bop
Past Conditional
I would have bopped
you would have bopped
he/she/it would have bopped
we would have bopped
you would have bopped
they would have bopped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.BoP - the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
2.bop - an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)bop - an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
jazz - a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
Verb1.bop - dance the bebopbop - dance the bebop      
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
2.bop - hit hardbop - hit hard        
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"

bop

(Informal)
noun
1. dance, hop (informal), knees-up (Brit. informal) People just want a good tune and a good bop.
verb
1. dance, rock, trip, hop, skip, caper, jig, frolic, gambol, cut a rug (informal) He was bopping around, snapping his fingers.

bop

verb
Informal. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
noun
Informal. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke:
Informal: bash, biff, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Translations

bop

1 [bɒp] (Mus)
A. Nbop m
B. VImenear el esqueleto

bop

2 [bɒp] VT (esp US) (= hit) → cascar

bop

n
(Mus) → Bebop m
(inf: = dance) → Schwof m (inf)
(inf: = blow) → Knuff (inf), → Puff (inf) m; to give somebody a bop on the nosejdm eins auf die Nase geben
vi (inf: = dance) → schwofen (inf)
vt (inf) to bop somebody on the headjdm eins auf den Kopf geben
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