buck-and-wing

noun
\ ˌbə-kᵊn-ˈwiŋ How to pronounce buck-and-wing (audio) \

Definition of buck-and-wing

: a solo tap dance with sharp foot accents, springs, leg flings, and heel clicks

First Known Use of buck-and-wing

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Buck-and-wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck-and-wing. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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