1. [ verb ] (dance) move in a graceful and rhythmical way

"The young girl danced into the room"

Related terms: move glissade chasse capriole step
2. [ noun ] (fine art,dance) an artistic form of nonverbal communication
Related terms: art extension choreography choreograph hoof tap_dance
3. [ verb ] (dance) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
Synonyms: trip_the_light_fantastic_toe trip_the_light_fantastic

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

Related terms: move shimmy jig bump jive quickstep grind bop cakewalk belly_dance twist slam_dance waltz heel contradance break_dance jitterbug conga samba rhumba tango tap kick folk_dance square_dance shag tap_dance clog hoof foxtrot dancer dancing
4. [ noun ] (dance) a party of people assembled for dancing
Related terms: party ball ball barn_dance hop
5. [ verb ] (dance) skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways

"Dancing flames" "The children danced with joy"

Related terms: move
6. [ noun ] (dance) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Synonyms: dancing saltation terpsichore
Related terms: diversion performing_arts stage_dancing nautch pas_de_deux pas_seul adagio step_dancing saraband break_dancing social_dancing ritual_dancing skank slam_dancing pavane pas_de_trois pas_de_quatre toe_dancing jive shimmy heel belly_dance tap_dance clog busker tap sidestep
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9145
8. [ noun ] a party for social dancing
Related terms: party ball barn_dance rave hop
Similar spelling:   Danek