Definition of make a song and dance about (something)British, informal
- The film is nothing to make a song and dance about.
- He was making a big song and dance about the new regulations.
: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
: the act or art of singing
: poetical composition
: a short musical composition of words and music
: to move one's body rhythmically usually to music : to engage in or perform a dance (see 2dance 2)
: to move or seem to move up and down or about in a quick or lively manner
: to perform or take part in as a dancer
: an act or instance of moving one's body rhythmically usually to music : an act or instance of dancing (see 1dance 1)
: a series of rhythmic and patterned bodily movements usually performed to music
: a social gathering for dancing
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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