- Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.
- a lively form of rock 'n' roll, based on the blues.
- to dance energetically, especially to rock music.
- Slang. (often followed by on down) to go.
Origin of boogie
- to dance to pop music
- to make love
- a session of dancing to pop music
Word Origin and History for boogieing
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.