[ bee-boi ]
/ ˈbiˌbɔi /
a boy or young man who likes or is involved in hip-hop culture.
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The Letter B Once Had A Much Longer NameThe letter B was part of the Phoenician alphabet more than 3000 years ago in 1000 BCE. At that time, the letter was called beth and looked a little different, but it made the sound of b and was second in the alphabet. The shape of the letter resembled the floor plan of a house, and the word beth meant “house.” This is pictured below. In Hebrew, the letter was called beth, bet, or bayt which also …
Origin of b-boy
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Examples from the Web for b-boy
As one of the b-boy pioneers, he travels around the world, performing, teaching workshops, and judging battles.
Coupelin, 29, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a b-boy with 10 years experience, hopes to upgrade to seated venues next year.
/ (ˈbiːˌbɔɪ) /
a male rap-music fan, who typically can be identified by his casual style of dress
Word Origin for B-boy
C20: from Bronx boy
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