verb (used without object), boog·ied, boog·ie·ing.
- boogie board,
Origin of boogie
verb -gies, -gieing or -gied (intr)
Word Origin 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.