body popping

UK [ˈbɒdɪ ˌpɒpɪŋ] / US [ˈbɑdɪ ˌpɑpɪŋ] noun [uncountable] music
a type of dancing to modern popular music in which people move with very stiff movements, as if they are robots. This style of dancing was popular in the 1980s.

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