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1 bop /ˈbɑːp/ verb
bops; bopped; bopping
1 bop
/ˈbɑːp/
verb
bops; bopped; bopping
Learner's definition of BOP
[+ object]
: to hit (someone or something) especially in a playful way
compare 4bop
2 bop /ˈbɑːp/ noun
plural bops
2 bop
/ˈbɑːp/
noun
plural bops
Learner's definition of BOP
[count]
: a hit that is not very forceful
compare 3bop
3 bop /ˈbɑːp/ noun
plural bops
3 bop
/ˈbɑːp/
noun
plural bops
Learner's definition of BOP
[noncount] : a kind of jazz that uses complex melodies and harmonies and that often has a very quick tempo
called also bebop
[count] British, informal : dance
compare 2bop
4 bop /ˈbɑːp/ verb
bops; bopped; bopping
4 bop
/ˈbɑːp/
verb
bops; bopped; bopping
Learner's definition of BOP
[no object] informal
: to go for only a short time
US : to walk or move like a person who is dancing to lively music
British, informal : to dance to popular music
compare 1bop
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