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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

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

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 choreographed figure skating influenced by ballroom dancing, typically performed by a man and a woman competing as a team

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

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