b-boy

[ bee-boi ]
/ ˈbiˌbɔi /
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noun Informal.

a boy or young man who likes or is involved in hip-hop culture.

Nearby words

  1. b-1,
  2. b-17,
  3. b-29,
  4. b-axis,
  5. b-ball,
  6. b-boying,
  7. b-cell,
  8. b-day,
  9. b-e amputation,
  10. b-girl

Origin of b-boy

First recorded in 1980–85; b(reak dancing) + boy

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British Dictionary definitions for b-boy

B-boy

/ (ˈbiːˌbɔɪ) /

noun

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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