Definition of Ballroom dancing
1. Noun. Any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom.
Generic synonyms: Social Dancing
Specialized synonyms: Beguine, Carioca, Cha-cha, Cha-cha-cha, One-step, Fox-trot, Foxtrot, Two-step, Bunny Hug, Charleston, Conga, Cotilion, Cotillion, Minuet, Paso Doble, Quickstep, Rhumba, Rumba, Samba, Round Dance, Round Dancing, Tango, Valse, Waltz
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ballroom Dancing
ballroom dancing (current term)
Literary usage of Ballroom dancing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rich Single Life: Abundance, Opportunity & Purpose in God by By Andrew Farmer (1998)
"Jill and I wanted to have ballroom dancing at our wedding reception. ... We soon found that ballroom dancing is the ultimate team endeavor. ..."
2. Puerto Rico by Kurt Pitzer, Tara Stevens (2001)
"Fiesta Nacional de La Danza (around May 6) - One of the most formal fiestas in the Puerto Rican calendar, La Danza is a treat for fans of ballroom dancing. ..."
3. Guide Book to Childhood: A Hand Book for Members of the American Institute by American Institute of Child Life, William Byron Forbus (1913)
"The book makes little reference to ballroom dancing, but suggests how this ancient art, properly cultivated, might be made an antidote for the abuses of the ..."
4. Personal Hygiene and Physical Training for Women by Anna Mary Galbraith (1916)
"The modern gymnasium dancing conforms more completely with the requirements of good exercise than ballroom dancing, because the trunk, arms, ..."
5. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"... hockey • Softball • Soccer • Tennis • Volleyball Dance classes • Ballet dancing • ballroom dancing • Country and western • Ethnic dancing • Jazz dancing ..."
6. American Physical Education Review by American Physical Education Association (1920)
"... Characteristic, Interpretative, Simple new Dances for Children, Folk and ballroom dancing, in daily and weekly classes (or physical culturists, ..."