ice dancing


Definition of ice dancing

: a sport in which ice-skating pairs perform to music routines similar to ballroom dances

Examples of ice dancing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The event, which brings together the world’s top men, women, pairs and ice dance duos, is scheduled to take place at the Bell Centre. Los Angeles Times, "Coronavirus concerns may postpone or cancel world figure skating championships," 9 Mar. 2020 The duo also took home the ice dance bronze medal at that year’s games. Ashley Boucher,, "Olympian Maia Shibutani Says She's 'Doing a Little Better' as She Recovers from Having Tumor Removed," 22 Jan. 2020 Head to Palais Montcalm, an outdoor ice-skating rink where the hip kids ice dance to glam-rock hits in flowery spandex leggings and leather jackets. Outside Online, "How to Spend a Winter Weekend in Québec City," 2 Oct. 2019 Alex Shibutani—one half of the famed Shibutani sibling ice dancing duo—told Megan Mccluskey, Time, "These Figure Skating Sweepers Are Stealing the Show at the Olympics With Their Adorable Friendship," 12 Feb. 2018 World silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia clinched gold in ice dance with 209.90 points., "Jacoby Brissett," 10 Nov. 2019 The girls enjoy ice dance and they are driven and motivated. Alex Kushel,, "Figure skater records personal best score in Utah competition," 12 Sep. 2019 Zoueva coached Davis and her skating partner, Charlie White, to the United States' first-ever Olympic gold medal in ice dance in 2014. Holly Yan, CNN, "Olympic skating champ and 'Dancing with the Stars' winner Meryl Davis marries her coach's son," 23 June 2019 Olympic records were being broken all over the rink at the ice dance free skate in Gangneung Ice Arena. Time, "Olympic Ice Dance Skating Sets New Records, While Hitting Emotional Highs and Lows," 20 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of ice dancing

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Ice dancing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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