Bop Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Written by Gabriel Cruz - Slang & Language Enthusiast

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(Noun) The term “bop” is used when a song or an album is so good and upbeat, that you’ll want to listen to it all the time. These songs are what’s trending in the world of music today.


Bop was first used back in 1948 means to dance to an upbeat song. In recent years, Gen Z people gave it another meaning but still related it to the music industry. Now, the most common way we use bop as a word is when we pertain to good music.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Bop was first used by Gen Z influencers on social media platforms. Social media users then picked up the term and started using it. Now, the word bop is used by almost everyone even outside social media platforms.

Bop Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: Have you heard the new bop? I know you’ll like it.
  • Example 2: Listen to this bop. This artist’s album is the best!


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