bebop

[bee-bop]
noun Jazz.
bop1.

Origin:
1940–45, Americanism; probably from the nonsense syllables typical of scat singing

bebopper, noun
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bebop (ˈbiːbɒp)
 
n
the full name for bop
 
[C20: imitative of the rhythm of the music]
 
'bebopper
 
n

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bebop
1944, from bebop, rebop, bop, nonsense words in jazz lyrics, attested from at least 1928. The style is associated with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
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BeBOP definition

language
A language combining sequential and parallel logic programming, object-oriented and meta-level programming. Both don't know nondeterminism and stream AND-parallelism. Prolog theories are first order entities and may be updated or passed in messages. BeBOP is implemented by translation to NU-Prolog and PNU-Prolog.
(ftp://munnari.oz.au/pub/bebop.tar.Z).
E-mail: Andrew Davidson .
(1996-10-27)
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Example sentences
Groups playing bebop were smaller than the large swing orchestras.
Their style of jazz music was known as bebop or simply bop.
In the wake of bebop, jazz had become a music of enormous harmonic complexity.
Jazz drummer whose rhythmic innovations defined bebop.
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