dad dancing

dad dancing

n
informal Brit and Austral enthusiastic but inelegant dancing to pop music, regarded as typical of middle-aged men
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I mean, that wasn't even what is derided as dad dancing or mum dancing.
A sentimental father-daughter dance soon followed, with Catherine and her dad dancing to 'You'll be in My Heart,' as pictures of the two flashed on an LED screen.
Here are our top suggestions: | Jenny's Father's Day wouldn't be the same without a bit of dad dancing, so get your dad on the dancefloor at Liverpool's basement disco, Jenny's, and drink to a deal on fabulous '70s-tastic cocktails.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Duke of Cambridge returned to work as a helicopter pilot, as footage of him 'dad dancing' took social media by storm.
THEY love their reggae and ska in Bahrain and following the success of the One Step Behind tribute show celebrating the music of Madness, now it was time to stomp along with 'dad dancing' steps to the sounds of UB40.
Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine, pictusayida pictured left, has even weighed in saying the expression "dad dancing" should be made illegal - although after watching him on Strictly two years ago I'd outlaw the actual practice.
"I'd like to make the expression 'dad dancing' illegal.
To be captured dad dancing on video in a Verbier nightclub, and having your ungainly moves broadcast all over the world, or to be caught doing it while shirking the Commonwealth Day service in Westminster Abbey?" Royal expert Penny Junor.
Yet if you want something that rewards artistic impression, just watch that tedious drunken dad dancing on Saturday evenings.
Elsewhere, there was dad dancing and sublime strumming at the Bottle of Notes stage.