Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bop

2 senses of bop

Sense 1
Federal Bureau of Prisons, BoP -- (the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes)
       => law enforcement agency -- (an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws)

Sense 2
bop, bebop -- (an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940))
       => jazz -- (a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bop

2 senses of bop

Sense 1
bop, bebop -- (dance the bebop)
       => dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio")

Sense 2
sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash -- (hit hard)
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

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