boogie

boogie
boo|gie1 [ˈbu:gi US ˈbugi] v
[i]informal to dance, especially to fast popular music
boogie 2
boogie2 also boogie woo|gie [ˌbu:gi ˈwu:gi US ˌbugi ˈwugi] n [U]
[Date: 1900-2000; Origin: boogie woogie]
1.) a type of music played on the piano with a strong fast ↑rhythm
boogie rock at its finest
2.) a boogie informal
a dance, or an occasion when you dance, especially to fast popular music
You work hard all week - you deserve a boogie now and then.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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