Definition of Boogie-woogie

1. Noun. An instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano).

Exact synonyms: Boogie
Generic synonyms: Blues, Jazz
Derivative terms: Boogie



Definition of Boogie-woogie

1. Noun. (music) a style of blues piano music ¹

2. Noun. a style of swing dance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boogie-woogie

boofy
boogaloo
booger
boogerman
boogermen
boogers
boogey
boogeyed
boogeying
boogeyman
boogeymen
boogeys
boogie
boogie-board
boogie-boards
boogie-woogie (current term)
boogie-woogies
boogie board
boogie boards
boogie on down
boogieboard
boogieboarder
boogieboards
boogied
boogieing
boogieman
boogiemen
boogies
boogy
boogying

Literary usage of Boogie-woogie

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1. Island Song Lyrics by Larry W. Jones (2003)
"Boogie Woogie Cheeseburger (07/07/2002) (#015) When you take your honey to a tropical isle And your baby says she wants to dine in style Rock ‘N Roll on ..."

2. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"A humorous Soundie comes next, with Meade Lux Lewis playing boogie woogie piano and "Big" Joe Turner singing Low Down Dog (1944), as comedian Dudley ..."

3. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"... 22 Mondrian's studio in New York with Victory Boogie Woogie n it 'Aliy^rJ.-' 21 Composition in Black and White, ..."

4. Daytrips Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg: 40 One Day Adventures by Rail, Bus by Earl Steinbicker (2006)
"It has the world's largest collection of works by Piet Mondriaan (including his famous Victory Boogie Woogie) as well as paintings by such 19th- and ..."

5. Black Composers of Southern Africa: An Expanded Supplement to The Bantu by Yvonne Huskisson, Sarita Hauptfleisch (1992)
"... Linda Cyril "Captain' Boogie Woogie (Inst.) — Blues for Captain (Inst.) Born: Johannesburg, 6 April, 1929. Attended Lutheran School, Sophiatown, ..."

6. Romantic Weekends Northern & Central Florida by Janet Groene, Gordon Groene (2003)
"... which during the war was a place where young flyers brought their dates to sit by the fireplace and listen to swing and boogie-woogie tunes. ..."

7. Crossover: Architecture, Urbanism, Technology by Ad Graafland, Leslie Jaye Kavanaugh, George Baird (2006)
"... taken from several recent covers of the magazine Artforum: OJ Simpson, Courtney Love, Broadway Boogie Woogie, Matthew Barney, Prada, the architecture of ..."

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