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bebop (n.)

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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Definitions of bebop
1
bebop (v.)
dance the bebop;
Synonyms: bop
2
bebop (n.)
an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940);
Synonyms: bop
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