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boog·ie / ˈboŏgē/ • n. (also boog·ie-woog·ie / ˈwoŏgē/ ) (pl. boog·ies) a style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat. ∎ inf. a dance to fast pop or rock music.• v. (boog·ie·ing) [intr.] inf. dance to fast pop or rock music: ready to boogie down to the music of the house band. ∎  [intr.] move or leave somewhere fast: let's boogie! I think we'd better boogie on out of here.