Definition of bopper in English:



  • See bop

    • ‘Two such are Mondo '77, a synth-driven Eurovision bopper, and Money Hair, which marries a 1960s groove to the impossibly cute notion that you can sell your hair to pay the bills.’
    • ‘The girls know how to switch gears, though, and give a sweet, slowed-down performance on Dream Boy, a jive-tastic bopper on Mr Lee and a winking slinkathon on Three Cool Chicks.’
    • ‘Equally influenced by Fats Navarro's bebop pyrotechnics and second generation boppers like Booker Little, he proved himself an adaptable, thoughtful addition to the British scene.’
    • ‘Brought up on Ornette Coleman, Paul Bley and Don Cherry, Parker cut his teeth with post boppers like Ted Sirota and Ernest Dawkins before moving into more eclectic territory.’
    • ‘He became best known as a fiery and energetic hard bopper with a string of classic Blue Note albums from the 60s to his name, as well as being a graduate of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.’