Lambeth Walk


Definition of Lambeth Walk

: a jaunty ballroom dance combining a strutting march with figures resembling those of a square dance

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History and Etymology for Lambeth Walk

from Lambeth Walk (1937), song by Douglas Furber †1961 British author and Noel Gay †1954 British musician, from Lambeth Walk, a street in London, England

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“Lambeth Walk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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