Associations to the word «Dance»


DANCE, noun. A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements usually performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.
DANCE, noun. A social gathering where dancing is the main activity.
DANCE, noun. (heraldiccharge) A fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.
DANCE, noun. A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.
DANCE, noun. (uncountable) The art, profession, and study of dancing.
DANCE, noun. A piece of music with a particular dance rhythm.
DANCE, verb. (intransitive) To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.
DANCE, verb. (intransitive) To leap or move lightly and rapidly.
DANCE, verb. (transitive) To perform the steps to.
DANCE, verb. (transitive) To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about.
DANCE ATTENDANCE, verb. Obsequiously to wait (upon someone).
DANCE BELT, noun. An undergarment worn by male ballet dancers to support the genitals
DANCE CARD, noun. (dated) A card on which a young woman listed those she had agreed to dance with.
DANCE CARD, noun. (figuratively) Appointment schedule.
DANCE CARDS, noun. Plural of dance card
DANCE FLIES, noun. Plural of dance fly
DANCE FLOOR, noun. A large floor, usually made of hardwood, used primarily for dancing.
DANCE FLOORS, noun. Plural of dance floor
DANCE FLY, noun. Any of the flies in the family Hybotidae.
DANCE FLY, noun. Any of certain empidid flies.
DANCE HALL, noun. Alternative spelling of dancehall
DANCE HALLS, noun. Plural of dance hall
DANCE MAT, noun. A plastic or metal pad used for playing dancing video games.
DANCE MUSIC, noun. Music composed to accompany social dancing.
DANCE MUSIC, noun. Synonym of electronic dance music.
DANCE OF DEATH, noun. Alternative term for danse macabre
DANCE OF THE SEVEN VEILS, noun. (idiomatic) A striptease performance.
DANCE OF THE SEVEN VEILS, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) The incremental disclosure of tantalizing bits of information.
DANCE OF THE SEVEN VEILS, noun. Alternative form of dance of the seven veils
DANCE ON A ROPE, verb. (dated) To be hanged.
DANCE ON NOTHING, verb. (dated) To be hanged.
DANCE ON SOMEONE'S GRAVE, verb. To celebrate a person's death triumphantly.
DANCE PAD, noun. A plastic or metal pad used for playing dancing video games.
DANCE SCHOOL, noun. A dance studio.
DANCE STUDIO, noun. A studio where dancing skills can be practiced and trained.
DANCE THE HEMPEN JIG, verb. To be executed by hanging.

Dictionary definition

DANCE, noun. An artistic form of nonverbal communication.
DANCE, noun. A party of people assembled for dancing.
DANCE, noun. Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music.
DANCE, noun. A party for social dancing.
DANCE, verb. Move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room".
DANCE, verb. Move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio".
DANCE, verb. Skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy".

Wise words

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