Definition of Dancing

1. Noun. Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music.




Definition of Dancing

1. p. a. & vb. n. from Dance.

Definition of Dancing

1. Adjective. Describing something or someone that is currently in the act of dancing. (See dance.) ¹

2. Noun. The activity of dancing (see the verb dance). ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of dance) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dancing

1. dance [v] - See also: dance

Medical Definition of Dancing

1. Rhythmic and patterned body movements which are usually performed to music. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dancing

danceresses
dancerly
danceroom music
dancers
dances
dancesport
dancest
danceth
dancette
dancettes
dancetty
dancetté
dancewear
dancey
danciness
dancing (current term)
dancing-girl
dancing bologna
dancing chorea
dancing girl
dancing juice
dancing lady orchid
dancing partner
dancing school
dancing spasm
dancingly
dancings
dancy
dandelion

Literary usage of Dancing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"86, and is whether, where '•• licence has been granted for keeping a house fir public music, but without introducing the turds also for public dancing, ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"dancing —Continued dancing in the high-school. FI Wolfe. J Educ Demands for the twentieth century girl—are we prepared for them? LB Otto. ..."

3. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"Another end of dancing was to teach such rules of motion as were most proper to render the shape free and easy; to give the body a just proportion, ..."

4. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1863)
"dancing, indeed, was very early an important part of theatrical exhibitions in Spain, even of the religious, and its importance has continued down to the ..."

5. Bismarck, the Man and the Statesman: Being the Reflections and Reminiscences by Otto Bismarck (1898)
"By accident my attention was at this time drawn to the hygienic value of dancing, which I had given up in my twenty-seventh year, feeling that it was an ..."

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