do-si-do

noun \ ˌdō-(ˌ)sē-ˈdō \

Definition of do-si-do

plural do-si-dos
:a square-dance figure:
a :a figure in which the dancers pass each other right shoulder to right shoulder and circle each other back to back
b :a figure in which the woman moves in a figure circling first her partner and then the man on her right

Origin and Etymology of do-si-do

French dos-à-dos back to back


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