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Verb1.tapdance - dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes; "Glover tapdances better than anybody"
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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At the age of 10, Alex began tapdance lessons, but soon made the switch to ballet.
Yet some are so set on Brexit they are prepared to tapdance with hobnail boots on the Northern Ireland border.
"The only thing that really matters in asset allocation is sidestepping some of the pain when the rare, great bubbles break," writes Jeremy Grantham in GMO's latest quarterly letter to investors, recounting his investment firm's ability to tapdance around what he calls the three greatest bubbles of the past 100 years: the Japanese equity bubble of 1989; the 2000 tech bubble, and the financial crisis of 2008-2009.
(7) This figure corresponds to the total number of examples analysed with the nominals illustrated in Table 4, as well as with the following cognates: boogie (110), bob (4,019), cancan (3), clog (43), conga (11), foxtrot (23), jig (115), jitterbug (2), jive (15), pirouette (33), polka (28), quickstep (3), rumba (7), samba (16), shuffle (70), squaredance (1), tango (66) and tapdance (1).
Once upon a time, in a village not far from here, lived a boy named Timmy Tapdance. Everyone loved Timmy.
La compagnie suisse [beaucoup moins que] Martin's Tapdance [beaucoup plus grand que] a, en fin de ceremonie, ravi l'assistance avec un spectacle de claquettes et des pas de danse rythmes, epoustouflant de maitrise technique et de creativite.
Today, a mass tapdance will get the day off to an energetic start in St George's Square from 8am.
They gave us large white and brown bread rolls, shaped like the ones Charlie Chaplin used for his tapdance in The Gold Rush.