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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)

Usage examples (31)
  • I knew how to play the music they called bebop, and I loved it.
  • I see his harmonic ideas as being fundamental to so-called bebop, but he wasn't really out of that.
  • They were playing this new style of music called bebop, a term that I have never been really happy with.
  • I've heard Oscar Peterson described as a bebop pianist, but I don't think that does his playing style justice. for more
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