twerking

play
noun twerk·ing \ˈtwər-kiŋ\

Definition of twerking

  1. :  sexually suggestive dancing characterized by rapid, repeated hip thrusts and shaking of the buttocks especially while squatting twerking has become a catch-all for an overtly sexualized style of dancing wherein one manipulates the hips and posterior in an often hypnotic and physics-defying bounce. — Luke O'Neil

twerk

play \ˈtwərk\ verb, transitive + intransitive

Origin and Etymology of twerking

twerk, phonesthemic coinage, perhaps with elements of 1twist and 1jerk


First Known Use: 2001


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