bop [1] informal NOUN chiefly Brit. 1) a dance to pop music. 2) a social occasion with dancing.
VERB (bopped, bopping) dance to pop music.
DERIVATIVES bopper noun.
ORIGIN shortening of BEBOP(Cf. B).
bop [2] informal VERB (bopped, bopping) hit or punch quickly.
NOUN a quick blow or punch.
ORIGIN imitative.

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