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breakdancing

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Definition of breakdancing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An energetic and acrobatic style of street dancing, developed by US black people.
Example sentences
  • ‘To us, hip-hop is many styles: break-dancing, pop-locking; intense, ridiculous choreography,’ Bunch said.
  • From ballet to break-dancing, people are being encouraged to put on their dancing shoes in York as part of the city's annual festival of dance.
  • Whether you take ballet, tap, or Irish clogging classes every single day, bust some break-dancing moves on the playground, or choreograph dances to your favorite songs when no one else is home, it makes no difference.

Derivatives

breakdance

1
verb& noun
Example sentences
  • My son slid and break-danced on the ice and said, ‘Minnesotans have the life.’
  • Adam continued to break-dance to the music, while keeping the bottles aloft the whole time.
  • In the dark, making wine corks break-dance across the patio produces lunatic giggles.

breakdancer

2
noun
Example sentences
  • ‘As a young guy, I was a break dancer, and I used to do everything the small guys used to do,’ O'Neal says.
  • Improbable as it sounds, long before he made his name in the IFBB pro ranks, James was a world-class break dancer.
  • The juxtaposition between the bleached robot band and the break dancer is an experience that none should share.

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