line dance


Definition of line dance

2 : a dance performed by a group usually in single file
3 : a dance in which the dancers stand in ranks while performing a particular set of steps in unison

Other Words from line dance

line dancer noun
line dancing noun

Examples of line dance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In June, the night sky will feature a line dance of at least five planets, all visible to the naked eye without the use of special equipment like binoculars or a telescope. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 31 May 2022 Partygoers were doing a line dance in the beautiful fall weather, and inside, a live band was covering R&B classics. Washington Post, 14 Jan. 2022 Weinert has invited Louisville, Ky.-based line dance caller Alex Udis to lead audience members in COVID-safe dancing, with live music by Brett Miller and the Neon Moons., 21 May 2021 There were also two performances, a soul line dance and a tai chi demonstration, two more activities available at the center. Ana Faguy,, 30 Apr. 2021 At one point, all the zombies start doing like a line dance that's reminiscent of a bad Thriller. Clark Collis,, 31 Mar. 2021 It was picked up in Angola, where a video showed a group of people interrupting their meal to do a line dance to the song. Andrew Meldrum And Nqobile Ntshangase, Star Tribune, 24 Sep. 2020 Rhett called, and soon the side-by-side duet was in full bloom, with even some country line dance moves during the bridge. Jason Lipshutz, Billboard, 16 Sep. 2020 Starting July 1, free line dance lessons will return on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of line dance

1948, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of line dance was in 1948

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11 Jun 2022

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“Line dance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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