Definition of butoh in English:


Syllabification: bu·toh
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞otō


  • A style of Japanese modern dance featuring dancers covered in white body paint.
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    • I don't think I've consciously been inspired by butoh directly.
    • To do butoh is like being involved in a process.
    • The groups are not billed as butoh in Japan and the artists don't claim to practice the form.


Japanese, literally 'dance'.

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