dansant

noun
dan·​sant | \ däⁿsäⁿ \
plural dansants\ -​z \

Definition of dansant

1 : an informal or small dance
2 [short for thé dansant] : tea dance

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History and Etymology for dansant

French, from present participle of danser to dance, from Old French dancier

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“Dansant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dansant. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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