bopper

bopper

[bop-er]
noun
1.
a musician who specializes in bop.
2.
a fan of bop.
4.
Slang. a hip, self-assured person.
Also, bopster [bop-ster] , (for defs 1, 2).


Origin:
bop1 + -er1

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bop1 (bɒp)
 
n
1.  Originally called: bebop a form of jazz originating in the 1940s, characterized by rhythmic and harmonic complexity and instrumental virtuosity
2.  informal a session of dancing to pop music
 
vb , bops, bopping, bopped
3.  informal (intr) to dance to pop music
 
[C20: shortened from bebop]
 
'bopper1
 
n

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