Synonyms of dance in English:



  • 1 he danced with her at the party
    trip, sway, spin, whirl, twirl, pirouette, gyrate
    North American informal get down, step it
    archaic foot it, tread a measure
  • 2 a dozen sweet-faced little girls danced round me chanting
  • 3 she could see flames dancing in the fireplace
    flicker, sparkle, twinkle, shimmer, leap, ripple, dart, play, flick, flit, quiver, jiggle, joggle, oscillate
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  • they were going to a dance
    ball, discotheque;
    North American prom, hoedown;
    Frenchthé dansant
    informal disco, hop, bop
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