clog dance


Definition of clog dance

: a dance in which the performer wears clogs and beats out a clattering rhythm on the floor

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Other Words from clog dance

clog dancer noun
clog dancing noun

Examples of clog dance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Morse has his timing down to a science, including when to leap over a chair, break into a clog dance or pause for rapturous applause. Christopher Arnott,, "Review: ‘Waitress’ carries down-home charm into The Bushnell," 19 June 2019 Can Reformed churches and celebrations of Dutch lace and clog dancing make newcomers feel welcome? The Economist, "Why are Dutch-Americans so different from the Dutch?," 24 May 2018 But the clog dancing paid off, and eventually led to his first acting role at the age of 12 as a pageboy in a stage production ofSherlock Holmes. 2. Paula Mejia, Newsweek, "Five Strange Facts About Charlie Chaplin," 16 Apr. 2015

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First Known Use of clog dance

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of clog dance was in 1869

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“Clog dance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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