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.
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+)
noun (NZ, informal) up the boohai, thoroughly lost
to weep noisily; blubber. the sound of noisy weeping. Historical Examples Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844 Various Mary Cary Kate Langley Bosher verb -hoos, -hooing, -hooed to sob or pretend to sob noisily noun (pl) -hoos (sometimes pl) distressed or pretended sobbing
to weep noisily; blubber. the sound of noisy weeping. verb -hoos, -hooing, -hooed to sob or pretend to sob noisily noun (pl) -hoos (sometimes pl) distressed or pretended sobbing