break dancing, also called breaking and B-boying, energetic form of dance, fashioned and popularized by African Americans and Latinos, that includes stylized footwork and athletic moves such as back spins or head spins.
What does the slang B-Boy mean?
Definition of B-boy
: a male who engages in the pursuit of hip-hop culture or adopts its styles.
What does B stand for in dance?
The first, and most widely known, is that the B stands for Break so B-Boys and B-Girls are break-boys and break-girls. This is because breakers would dance to the part of the track that was the break(down).
What does B-boy style mean?
Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance originating from the African American and Puerto Rican communities in the United States.