twerking


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twerking

(ˈtwɜːkɪŋ)
n
(Dancing) a provocative dance performed by moving the hips rapidly back and forth while standing with the feet apart and raising and lowering the body in a squatting motion
[C20: of uncertain origin ]
twerk vb
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Even more far-out in its titular tweaking and twerking is 'Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago,' with Peewee O'Hara.
If we need help on our twerking policy in the future, perhaps we can go and seek her advice," said Clark.
Miley Cyrus is to host MTV's Video Music Awards next month, two years after elevating herself to the AAA-list by twerking with Robin Thicke.
Twerking, which the dictionary describes as dancing "in a sexually provocative manner, using thrusting movements of the bottom and hips while in a low, squatting stance", has its roots in the early 1990s New Orleans "bounce" music scene.
Twerk You may never of heard of twerking before Miley Cyrus but the term, then spelled "twirk", dates from 1820, with the "twerk" spelling coming in 1901.
From tea-making to twerking, Raising Agents covers 100 years of WI activities, looks at how the organisation has grown and how it is now appealing to a new generation.
There was no twerking from Emma - but she showed off her voice impersonating the Hannah Montana wild child when she came through the smoke filled doors and sang Wrecking Ball.
Chart–topper Sam Smith has demanded fans stop twerking.
In the three-part show, the pair investigate how popular dances from the 17th century to just before World War II offer a window into British society, politics and romance and reveal the origins of modern moves such as twerking and moonwalking.
Washington, May 6 ( ANI ): Dame Helen Mirren has confessed that twerking is mesmerizing to her.
CAMBRIDGE -- Helen Mirren has been honored as woman of the year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, twerking as part of the traditional spoof roast on Thursday.