break dance

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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.

break dance

(Dancing) an acrobatic dance style originating in the 1980s
(Dancing) (intr) to perform a break dance
ˈbreakˌdancer n
ˈbreakˌdancing n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Amy Sanders (left) and Lyndsay Evans, both 22, put up a bold front and (below) Jane Harrisson, of Knit-wits, and breakdancer Ryan "Token" Stilwell, of Kombat Breakers in action.
Programme 5: ACT 1: "Double Trouble" - Dance duo Nikita McLoughlin (15) and Alan McGrath (16) from Crumlin and Tallaght, Dublin ACT 2: Singer Ciara Lyons (16) from Goatstown, Dublin ACT 3: Tenor Michael Costello (17) from Bolton Street, Dublin ACT 4: "Celtic Roses" - Singing trio with acoustic guitar Niamh McCarthy (13) Jennifer Murphy (14) and Anne Marie Cahill (14) from Cork ACT 5: Singer Sarah Gannon (16) from Lucan, Dublin ACT 6: Hip Hop breakdancer Damien McCarthy (14) from Waterford city
The former breakdancer said: "We don't hang out with homies like Puff Daddy and Jennifer, but they know our faces.
Yesterday's hot topic of conversation was sizing up Eoghan against the winner of Britain's Got Talent, breakdancer George Sampson, also 15.
BREAKDANCER George Sampson who won TV's Britain's Got Talent is to star in a top London musical.
In the final are Escala, Nemisis, bookies' favourite Faryl Smith, Andrew Muir and Andrew Johnson, breakdancer George Sampson, plus martial artists Strike, The Cheeky Monkeys, Signature and Gin the dog with Kate.
I used to be a breakdancer way back in the day and I used to love to get very drunk too.
I rather liked the fact that 2,681 boy scouts in Denver became the largest group of people to pop bubblewrap together and that a breakdancer typed a seven-word proverb in 56.
518 Break's mission is to provide a positive, fun and motivational environment for each breakdancer to reach their maximum potential as a Bboy or Bgirl.
The three-minute video titled 'Fat Guy Number Three' satirizes Jong-Un by placing his head on a series of animated gifs and portraying him as various characters including a performing baseball pitch attendant, a judo-fighter and an overweight breakdancer.
Declan is a breakdancer, Ben performs traditional ballet and Zach is currently on our acting pathway.