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boogaloo

Slang definitions & phrases for boogaloo

boogaloo

modifier

  1. : That's really voodoo music, man, boogaloo music
  2. : Go out and have a bugaloo good time

noun

A shuffling, shoulder-swinging dance: feet doing a fast boogaloo in the grass

verb

  1. : They boogalooed down the street
  2. To carry on jocularly; play; tease; fool around

[1960s+; apparently a rhyming form based on boog, like boogerboo]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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