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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: boogie woogie

boogie

2 noun
     
Related topics: Music
boogie2 also boogie woo‧gie [uncountable]
1APM a type of music played on the piano with a strong fast rhythm:
boogie rock at its finest
2

a boogie

informalAPD a dance, or an occasion when you dance, especially to fast popular music

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