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dad dancing

Line breaks: dad dan¦cing

Definition of dad dancing in English:

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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  • If we see any more dad dancing from O'Donoghue, we may rip our own eyebrows off.
  • From the mayor's dad dancing to the Spice Girls' final performance, the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony was certainly a memorable event.
  • Williams did some serious dad dancing when he appeared on on TV on Friday.

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