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tripping the light fantastic

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present participle of trip the light fantastic

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to perform a series of usually rhythmic bodily movements to music
  • They planned to trip the light fantastic at the awards gala.

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“Tripping the light fantastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tripping%20the%20light%20fantastic. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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