B-boy definition

bēboi
A man or boy who engages in b-boying.
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A young male performer or fan of hip hop, rap, etc.
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A male person who performs b-boying or breaking (commonly called breakdance); a breaker.
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A male member of the hip-hop subculture.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
b-boy
Plural:
b-boys

Origin of b-boy

  • b- probably short for break (from the danceable breaks in funk recordings from which turntablists make breakbeat music to which b-boying is done) boy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition