Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup

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Alternate forms of Doo-wop

Hypernyms: gospel, gospel singing

Origin of the word Doo-wop

  1. 1969, from the nonsense harmony phrases sung under the vocal lead. more

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