noun[mass noun] British informal
Awkward or unfashionable dancing to pop music, as characteristically performed by middle-aged or older men: for optimum embarrassment of offspring, dad dancing is best performed to REM’s Shiny Happy People
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- Inviting your ex is as traditional a part of the Big Day as bridesmaid meltdowns and dad dancing.
- On the numbers in which he doesn't play he often seems unsure of what to do and, on occasion, comes so close to dad dancing that you wonder when he got so old.
- Williams did some serious dad dancing when he appeared on on TV on Friday.
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