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tap dance

noun

: a kind of dance in which you wear special shoes with metal plates on the heels and toes and make tapping sounds with your feet

Full Definition of TAP DANCE

1
:  a step dance tapped out audibly by means of shoes with hard soles or soles and heels to which taps have been added
2
:  something suggesting a tap dance; especially :  an action or discourse intended to rationalize or distract <does a clever tap dance to explain — Campbell Geeslin>
tap–dance intransitive verb
tap dancer noun
tap dancing noun
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First Known Use of TAP DANCE

1928
TAP DANCE Defined for Kids

tap dance

noun

Definition of TAP DANCE for Kids

:  a kind of dance featuring loud tapping sounds from shoes with metal plates on the heels and toes

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