Definition of black bottom in English:

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black bottom

noun

A popular US dance of the 1920s.
Example sentences
  • Her revue, Le Jazz Hot, included vernacular forms like the shimmy, black bottom, shorty george and the cakewalk.
  • The dance known as the black bottom started in New Orleans and later worked its way to New York.
  • In 1926, the stage play "Dinah" featured the black bottom and almost overnight the dance became as popular as the Charleston.

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Syllabification: black bot·tom

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