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Noun: bop  bóp
  1. An early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    - bebop
  2. [Brit, informal] A party with dancing to pop music; a disco
Verb: bop (bopped,bopping)  bóp
  1. Dance the bebop
    - bebop
  2. [informal] Hit hard
    "He boped his opponent";
    - sock [informal], whop [informal], whap [N. Amer, informal], bonk [informal], bash [informal], clonk [informal], boink [N. Amer, informal], whack [informal], wham [informal], wallop [informal], lamp [UK, informal], clock [UK, informal], belt [informal]
  3. [Brit, informal] Dance to pop music
Noun: BoP
  1. 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
    - Federal Bureau of Prisons

Derived forms: bopped, bopping, bops

Type of: dance, hit, jazz, law enforcement agency, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Part of: Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice, Justice Department

Encyclopedia: Bop