Definition of Folk dancing
1. Noun. A style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts).
Generic synonyms: Social Dancing
Specialized synonyms: Farandole, Mazurka, Polka, Morris Dance, Morris Dancing, Sword Dance, Sword Dancing, Hornpipe, Jig, Contra Danse, Contradance, Contredanse, Country Dancing, Country-dance, Ring Dance, Round Dance, Rhumba, Rumba
Derivative terms: Folk Dance, Folk Dance
Lexicographical Neighbors of Folk Dancing
Literary usage of Folk dancing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Healthful Art of Dancing by Luther Halsey Gulick (1910)
"The first object of your Committee on folk dancing has been to determine those folk ... It is to be noted that the Committee on folk dancing has presented a ..."
2. Dancing and Dancers of Today: The Modern Revival of Dancing as an Art by Caroline Caffin (1912)
"... CHAPTER XVI folk dancing ONE of the beneficial results of the reawakening of the art spirit in dancing is that it has enforced the consciousness that ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Am Folk-lore 29:409-12 Л '16 Nature and function of folk dancing ... Phys Educ R 21:69-71 F 'IG Use of folk dancing as recreation in a health program. ..."
4. Folk-dances and singing gamesby Elizabeth Burchenal by Elizabeth Burchenal (1913)
"Unfortunately, however, folk-dancing has spread much faster in name than in actual fact. In the excitement and haste of securing a working knowledge of the ..."