bopping bopping

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
  2. (n) an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
  3. (v) dance the bebop
  4. (v) hit hard

Usage(s):

  1. And Hector is not above bopping an inattentive or disruptive student with a sheaf of papers.
  2. Hardest to take is the dogmatic sentimentality, which keeps bopping its heroine over the head with moral and social lessons.
  3. Back in cattle class, there's merely a vague awareness of the wing tips bopping to and fro as passengers are otherwise occupied staring into the windows of nearby flats.

News

  1. New York, San Francisco Mayors Team Up to Form Unholy Axis of Disruption

    Today, after a day of bopping around Silicon Valley, with stops at Y Combinator and Yahoo, Mike Bloomberg headed to the Square HQ to meet with San Francisco mayor Ed Lee for an announcement : They’re teaming up to co-host the second annual Bloomberg Technology Summit. (Not that they bothered renaming the event.) Would-be mayor Jack Dorsey announced the pair. How he managed not to pass out from ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

  2. CYNDI

    On the eve of Cyndi Lauper’s Mountain Winery gig, we dissect the woman, the icon, the creative beast. Plus: Her thoughts on the music industry, equal rights and those sparkling ‘Kinky Boots’ Few performers possess the kind of fierce, she-bopping tenacity Cyndi Lauper has become famous for. Equal parts free spirit, civil rights activist and Grammy-winner, Lauper is one of the few creative artists ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Good Times

Quotes

  1. "It's amazing what we're dealing with nowawadays," said Meyer. "You throw your I-pod in, you come in bopping your head and you go in the locker room still bopping your head, you put on equipment and go out to practice, come back in, throw on...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Urban Meyer Source: GatorCountry.com

  2. "He's still a little sore," Schiano said. "He had some treatment done today. I think he'll be alright and go tomorrow." "I thought Anthony would be bopping around here today. He is better so I'm encouraged. I've gone through back...
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Greg Schiano Source: Rutgers University

  3. "From what I've seen he seems to have a very amateur style of being very upright, with long punches where obviously I'm more professional, bopping and weaving and coming in close to work the body, so it will be interesting to see how the fight...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Phillip Holiday Source: The Age

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