skirt-dance

intransitive verb

Definition of skirt-dance

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to execute a skirt dance

skirt dance

noun

Definition of skirt dance (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a ballet dance popular in the 19th century distinguished by the dancer's manipulations of her long flowing and varicolored skirts or drapery
2 : a folk dance (such as the chiapanecas) accompanied by the manipulation of full skirts or drapery

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Other Words from skirt-dance

Intransitive verb

skirt-dancer \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ \ noun

History and Etymology for skirt-dance

Intransitive verb

skirt entry 1 + dance, verb

Noun

skirt entry 1 + dance, noun

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“Skirt-dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skirt-dance. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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