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dancing British & World English

The activity of dancing for pleasure or in order to entertain others

dance British & World English

Move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps

dad dancing British & World English

Awkward or unfashionable dancing to pop music, as characteristically performed by middle-aged or older men

ice dancing British & World English

A form of ice skating incorporating choreographed dance moves, typically performed by skaters in pairs

dancing in dervish British & World English

A member of a Muslim (specifically Sufi) religious order who has taken vows of poverty and austerity. Dervishes first appeared in the 12th century; they were noted for their wild or ecstatic rituals and were known as dancing, whirling, or howling dervishes according to the practice of their order

dancing girl British & World English

A female professional dancer, especially a member of the chorus in a musical

line dancing British & World English

A type of country and western dancing in which dancers line up in a row without partners and follow a choreographed pattern of steps to music

pole dancing British & World English

Erotic dancing which involves swinging around a fixed pole

ballroom dancing British & World English

Formal social dancing in couples, popular as a recreation and also as a competitive activity. The ballroom dance repertoire includes dances developed from old European folk dances such as the waltz and minuet, Latin American dances such as the tango, rumba, and cha-cha, and dances of 20th-century origin such as the foxtrot and quickstep

formation dancing British & World English

A variety of competitive ballroom dancing in which a team of couples dance a prepared routine

sequence dancing British & World English

A type of ballroom dancing in which the couples all perform the same steps and movements simultaneously

all-singing, all-dancing British & World English

Having a large number and variety of impressive features

outdance British & World English

Dance better than (someone else)

slam-dance British & World English

Take part in a form of dancing to rock music in which people deliberately collide with one another

breakdancing British & World English

An energetic and acrobatic style of street dancing, developed by US black people

disco-dance British & World English

Dance to pop music

dervish British & World English

A member of a Muslim (specifically Sufi) religious order who has taken vows of poverty and austerity. Dervishes first appeared in the 12th century; they were noted for their wild or ecstatic rituals and were known as dancing, whirling, or howling dervishes according to the practice of their order

square-dancing in square dance British & World English

Participate in a square dance

ice dancing in ice skating British & World English

Skating on ice as a sport or pastime. Ice skating became a recognized sport in 1876. Skaters are marked for technical and artistic excellence in performing a series of prescribed patterns (figure skating) or a choreographed series of dance moves (ice dancing)

all-singing, all-dancing in sing British & World English

Having a large number and variety of impressive features

dance attendance on in dance British & World English

Do one’s utmost to please someone by attending to all their requests

dance to someone's tune in dance British & World English

Comply completely with someone’s demands

dance attendance on British & World English

Do one’s utmost to please someone by attending to all their requests

dance to someone's tune British & World English

Comply completely with someone’s demands