Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.
a lively form of rock ‘n’ roll, based on the blues.
to dance energetically, especially to rock music.
Slang. (often followed by on down) to go.
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verb (intransitive) -gies, -gieing, -gied
to dance to pop music
to make love
a session of dancing to pop music
(also boogiewoogie) Syphilis, esp advanced syphilis (1900s+ Black)
A black person (1920s+)
The vulva; cunt (1960s+)
An enemy aircraft, esp a fighter plane; bogey (WWII Army Air Forces)
A piece of solid mucus from the nose; booger
To move, shake, and wriggle the body in time to rock-and-roll music; do a sort of boogaloo: Amanda boogies and bangs a tambourine while her 39 sisters sit on steps and force shattered smiles (1940s+)
To move; go; leave; light out: Let’s boogie, Mama—Right behind you, Big Daddy/ F16D, a jet that can really boogie/ He was here on June 16, then boogied before we got on the record (1970s+)
To carry on jocularly; play; tease; fool around: back from a long weekend and ready to boogie (1930s+)
To do the sex act: a lot of heavy boogieing going on at Iowa State (1960s+)
To do anal intercourse; bugger: Would Ronnie be averse to being boogied by Kiss during his acceptance speech (1970s+)
boo2 . Slang. marijuana. interjection an exclamation uttered to startle or surprise someone, esp a child a shout uttered to express disgust, dissatisfaction, or contempt, esp at a theatrical production, political meeting, etc would not say boo to a goose, is extremely timid or diffident verb boos, booing, booed to shout “boo” at (someone or […]
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Logic. a deductive logical system, usually applied to classes, in which, under the operations of intersection and symmetric difference, classes are treated as algebraic quantities. Mathematics. a ring with a multiplicative identity in which every element is an idempotent. noun a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole to codify logical operations. It is […]
pertaining to or being a deductive logical system, as Boolean algebra, used to represent symbolically the relationships between sets, classes, and other entities. Computers. of or relating to a data type having two possible values representing “true” or “false.”. Computers. a Boolean data type. Historical Examples The Romantic Analogue W.W. Skupeldyckle The Civilization of Illiteracy […]