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ballroom dance

n.
Any of various social dances, such as the fox trot, tango, or waltz, in which couples follow a conventional pattern of steps.

ballroom dancing n.

ballroom dancing

n
(Dancing) social dancing, popular since the beginning of the 20th century, to dances in conventional rhythms (ballroom dances) such as the foxtrot and the quickstep
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ballroom dancing - any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroomballroom dancing - any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
social dancing - dancing as part of a social occasion
beguine - a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba
carioca - a lively ballroom dance that resembles the samba
cha-cha, cha-cha-cha - a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips
one-step - an early ballroom dance; precursor to the fox-trot
foxtrot, fox-trot - a ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps fixed sequences
two-step - a ballroom dance in duple meter; marked by sliding steps
bunny hug - a syncopated ballroom dance formerly popular in the US
Charleston - an American ballroom dance in syncopated rhythm; popular early in the 20th century
conga - a Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in single file
cotilion, cotillion - a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century
minuet - a stately court dance in the 17th century
paso doble - a ballroom dance in fast duple time
quickstep - a ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps
rhumba, rumba - a ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
samba - a lively ballroom dance from Brazil
round dancing, round dance - a ballroom dance characterized by revolving movement
tango - a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
valse, waltz - a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat
Translations
společenský tanec
selskabsdans
seuratanssi
klasični plesovi
社交ダンス
사교춤
sällskapsdans
การเต้นรำจังหวะบอลรูม

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ballroom dancing

رَقْص ثَنَائِيّ společenský tanec selskabsdans klassische Tänze χορός σε αίθουσα χορού baile de salón seuratanssi danse de salon klasični plesovi ballo da sala 社交ダンス 사교춤 ballroomdansen selskapsdans taniec towarzyski dança de salão бальные танцы sällskapsdans การเต้นรำจังหวะบอลรูม salon dansı một kiểu khiêu vũ theo những nhịp điệu quy ước 交际舞
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