a musician who specializes in bop.
a fan of bop.
Slang. a hip, self-assured person.
A street-gang fighter (1960s+)
A bop musician (1940s+)
A baseball power hitter; slugger: Now I’ve got a big bopper at the plate (1970s+)
Also called bebop. early modern jazz developed in the early 1940s and characterized by often dissonant triadic and chromatic chords, fast tempos and eccentric rhythms, intricate melodic lines punctuated by pop-tune phrases, and emphasizing the inventiveness of soloists. Compare cool jazz, hard bop, modern jazz, progressive jazz. Slang. to move, go, or proceed (often followed […]
in the style of bop music.
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