verb (used without object), boog·ied, boog·ie·ing.
Origin of boogie
Examples from the Web for boogie
Paul Thomas Anderson, director of Boogie Nights and There Will Be Blood, has taken on the task of adapting Vice for the screen.Viral Video of the Day: The ‘Inherent Vice’ Trailer Is Loopy Fun|Alex Chancey|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hoffman was an everyman, and was at his best when tackling romantic rejection onscreen, be it in Boogie Nights, or here.Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Best Performances: ‘Boogie Nights,’ ‘Capote,’ and More|Marlow Stern|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Would you say Boogie Nights was the role that really seemed to put you on the map?Heather Graham on ‘The Hangover Part III,’ Roles for Women, and More|Marlow Stern|May 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was the era of Public Enemy, Boogie Down Productions, Tribe Called Quest, and MC Lyte.
Boogie Woogie satirizes the New York and London art scenes with an all-star cast and wicked humor.
Maybe they were both remembering those old days, the Boogie Woogie Elmos.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for boogie
verb -gies, -gieing or -gied (intr)
Word Origin for boogie
Word Origin and History for boogie
originally "dance to boogie music," a late 1960s style of rock music based on blues chords, from earlier boogie, a style of blues (1941, also as a verb), short for boogie-woogie (1928), a reduplication of boogie (1917), which meant "rent party" in American English slang. A song title, "That Syncopated Boogie-boo," appears in a copyright listing from 1912.