break dancing

noun

Definition of break dancing

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

break-dance

play \ˈbrāk-ˌdan(t)s\ verb

break-dancer

play \-ˌdan(t)-sər\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of break dancing

2break (solo passage) or break beat


BREAK DANCING Defined for English Language Learners

break dancing

noun

Definition of break dancing for English Language Learners

  • : 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)


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