Definitions of boogie
  1. noun
    an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    synonyms: boogie-woogie
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    a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
    a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
  2. verb
    dance to boogie music
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    type of:
    dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
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