lap dancing

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of lap dancing

:an activity in which a usually seminude performer sits and gyrates on the lap of a customer

lap dance

noun

lap dancer

noun

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First Known Use of lap dancing

1983


LAP DANCING Defined for English Language Learners

lap dancing

noun

Definition of lap dancing for English Language Learners

  • : an activity in which a performer (such as a dancer at a nightclub or strip club) makes sexual movements while sitting on the lap of a customer


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