clog dance

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clog dance

n.
A dance performed while wearing clogs and characterized by heavy stamping steps.

clog dancer n.

clog′ dance`


n.
a dance in which clogs or heavy shoes are worn for hammering out the lively rhythm.
[1880–85]
clog′ danc`er, n.
clog′ danc`ing, n.

clog dance

A kind of solo step dance performed with clogs to accentuate the rhythm. Originally a French peasant dance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clog dance - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden solesclog dance - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
tap dance, tap dancing - a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
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