ballroom dancing


Definition of ballroom dancing

  1. :  a style of dancing in which couples hold each other and use set moves to perform different kinds of formal dances (such as the polka, the tango, or the waltz)

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a large room used for dances

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  1. :  to move one's body rhythmically usually to music :  to engage in or perform a dance (see 2dance 2)

    :  to move or seem to move up and down or about in a quick or lively manner

    :  to perform or take part in as a dancer

  1. :  an act or instance of moving one's body rhythmically usually to music :  an act or instance of dancing (see 1dance 1)

    :  a series of rhythmic and patterned bodily movements usually performed to music

    :  a social gathering for dancing

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