What does boogie mean?

Definitions for boogie
ˈbʊg i, ˈbu giboo·gie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boogie, boogie-woogieverb

    an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)

  2. boogieverb

    dance to boogie music


  1. boogienoun

    A piece of solid or semi-solid mucus in or removed from the nostril cavity; booger.

  2. boogienoun

    Dancing usually prominently exhibiting movements of the buttocks.

  3. boogienoun

    A large, organised skydiving event.

  4. boogieverb

    To dance a boogie.

  5. boogieverb

    To move, walk, leave, exit.


  1. Boogie

    Radio Boogie is a 1952 bluegrass song by L. C. Smith and Ralph Mayo, recorded at WKPT with The Southern Mountain Boys. It was the title track of a Hot Rize album in 1981, was recorded by John Dankworth in 2008 and Charlie Dore in 2009, has a radio DJ show named after it on CIUT-FM, and in 2017 became the theme song for the radio variety show Live from Here.


  1. Boogie

    Boogie can refer to a few different things depending on the context, but it is commonly used to describe a style of music and dance that originated in the United States in the early 20th century. It is characterized by a lively and energetic rhythm, typically associated with jazz or rock and roll. Additionally, "boogie" can also refer to a social dance that is performed to this type of music.


  1. Boogie

    Boogie is a repetitive, swung note or shuffle rhythm, "groove" or pattern used in blues which was originally played on the piano in boogie-woogie music. The characteristic rhythm and feel of the boogie was then adapted to guitar, double bass, and other instruments. The earliest recorded boogie-woogie song was in 1916. By the 1930s, Swing bands such as Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and Louis Jordan all had boogie hits. By the 1950s, boogie became incorporated into the emerging rockabilly and rock and roll styles. In the late 1980s and the early 1990s country bands released country boogies. Today, the term "boogie" usually refers to dancing to pop, disco, or rock music.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boogie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boogie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of boogie in a Sentence

  1. Mia Maguire:

    Wearing sandals while swimming, snorkeling and boogie-boarding, is essential in many San Diego and Los Angeles spots to prevent cuts and injuries, i also love to hike in various types of terrain, so finding a durable pair that can withstand slippery conditions is essential. I’ve owned the brand’s Hurricane sandals for over a year now, and I wear them non-stop during the spring and summer. When I visit Austin( my second home), I love to wear them swimming at the Barton Springs pool( a non-chlorinated natural spring water pool), which is dangerously slippery thanks to the overgrowth of algae.

  2. Allen Toussaint:

    Our upright wasn't much of a piano — it was a half-step flat the entire time we owned it — but that piano was everything to me. It was dark mahogany, almost black, with rouge crimps all over it. I took about eight piano lessons before my teacher gave up on me. I loved boogie-woogie and hillbilly music and gospel too much.

  3. Dwayne Johnson:

    It came early, actually, this past Sunday, [Lauren] wakes me up and was like, ‘Hey, you’ve gotta get up, I’m having the baby!’ And it was like a full-on, full-tilt boogie, going 100 mph… We get in the car and as soon as I’m backing up, she’s like, ‘April Fool's!’.

  4. Ana Navarro:

    He has got to figure out a way how to flay and kill this debate boogie monster dead.

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