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break dancing

also break·danc·ing (brāk′dăn′sĭng)
1. A form of nonrhythmic urban dance characterized by acrobatic and gymnastic movements.
2. See breaking2.

break dance n. & v.
break dancer n.
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break dance

(Dancing) an acrobatic dance style originating in the 1980s
(Dancing) (intr) to perform a break dance
ˈbreakˌdancer n
ˈbreakˌdancing n
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Noun1.break dance - a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the groundbreak dance - a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Verb1.break dance - do a break dance; "Kids were break-dancing at the street corner"
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
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