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bopper

[bop-er] /ˈbɒp ər/
noun
1.
a musician who specializes in bop.
2.
a fan of bop.
4.
Slang. a hip, self-assured person.
Also, bopster
[bop-ster] /ˈbɒp stər/ (Show IPA),
(for defs 1, 2).
Origin of bopper
bop1 + -er1
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Slang definitions & phrases for bopper

bopper

noun

  1. A street-gang fighter (1960s+)
  2. A bop musician (1940s+)
  3. A baseball power hitter; slugger: Now I've got a big bopper at the plate (1970s+)
  4. teenybopper (1960s+)

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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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