Definition of boogaloo in English:
noun (plural boogaloos)
A modern dance to rock-and-roll music performed with swiveling and shuffling movements of the body, originally popular in the 1960s.
- The jazz boogaloo rears its well worn head on ‘Coming Up Roses’, but it is beautifully counter balanced by the folky atmosphere of ‘Barca’.
- ‘Steamer Lane’, ‘South City Midnight Lady’ and ‘Snake Man’ provide some Eagles-esque country contrast, before it's back to beefed-up boogaloos.
- It's done in the style of the boogaloo of the early '50s, that sort of Elvis style.
verb (boogaloos, boogalooing, boogalooed)[no object] Back to top
Perform the boogaloo dance.
- Robson, now 21, got boogalooing and moonwalking when most of us are running around like headless chickens.
- It depicts the experiences of common black folk in courtrooms, slum bars, and on the streets, with pimps and jivers, boogalooing and loving Malcolm X.
- These guys, though, make me want to boogaloo down Blaisdell.
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