pole dancing


Definition of pole dancing 

: usually solo dancing performed while using a fixed vertical pole as a prop

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Other Words from pole dancing

pole dance noun or intransitive verb
pole dancer noun

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The sixth-grade English and language arts teacher was reportedly suspended from work after someone sent a video from Kandice's private Facebook page to school administration of her performing a pole dancing routine in her home. Bartie Scott, Teen Vogue, "Teacher Kandice Mason Reportedly Suspended After Pole Dancing Video," 21 Aug. 2018 The 31-year-old even claims pole dancing helped her recover quicker from her difficult labor. Rebecca Flood, Fox News, "Pole-dancing mom in Switzerland credits hobby with helping her recover from pregnancy," 30 Aug. 2018 In the accompanying interview, the 34-year-old opened up about wellness, her meticulous acting method and pole dancing with writer Alex Okeowo. Sam Reed, The Hollywood Reporter, "Style Notes: Lupita Nyong'o Aces a Tree Pose for Vogue; Diana's Biographer to Pen Meghan Markle Book," 11 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of pole dancing

1994, in the meaning defined above

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