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break dancing

noun

: a type of dancing in which a dancer performs very athletic movements that involve touching the ground with various parts of the body (such as the head or back)

Full Definition of BREAK DANCING

:  dancing in which solo dancers perform acrobatics that involve touching various parts of the body (as the back or head) to the ground
break–dance \ˈbrāk-ˌdan(t)s\ verb
break–danc·er \-ˌdan(t)-sər\ noun

Origin of BREAK DANCING

2break (solo passage) or break beat
First Known Use: 1982

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