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break dancing


Simple Definition of break dancing

  • : 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)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of break dancing

  1. :  dancing in which solo dancers perform acrobatics that involve touching various parts of the body (as the back or head) to the ground


play \ˈbrāk-ˌdan(t)s\ verb


play \-ˌdan(t)-sər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of break dancing

2break (solo passage) or break beat

First Known Use: 1982

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