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b-boy

[bee-boi] /ˈbiˌbɔi/
noun, Informal.
1.
a boy or young man who likes or is involved in hip-hop culture.
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British Dictionary definitions for b-boy

B-boy

/ˈbiːˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a male rap-music fan, who typically can be identified by his casual style of dress
Word Origin
C20: from Bronx boy
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Slang definitions & phrases for b-boy

b-boy

noun
  1. A devotee of rap music •Originally applied to mid-1980s break dancers: b-boys with business cards
  2. A stylish dresser

[1980s+; perhaps abbreviation of break boy, perhaps of beat boy or bad boy]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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