[boo g-uh-loo, boo-guh-]

noun, plural bug·a·loos.

a fast dance of Afro-American origin, performed by couples and characterized by dancing apart and moving the body in short, quick movements to the beat of the music.

Origin of bugaloo

of obscure origin
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