Definition of Trip the light fantastic toe

1. Verb. Move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance. "Sam and Sue trip the light fantastic toe"; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"




Definition of Trip the light fantastic toe

1. Verb. (obsolete) (alternative form of trip the light fantastic) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trip The Light Fantastic Toe

trioxymethylene
trip
trip-up
trip cord
trip cords
trip hammer
trip hammers
trip hop
trip line
trip out
trip over one's own two feet
trip over the wire
trip switch
trip the light fantastic
trip the light fantastic toe (current term)
trip tic
trip tics
trip to the woodshed
trip up
trip wire
tripack
tripacks
tripalmitate
tripalmitates
tripalmitin
tripang
tripangs
triparanol
tripart

Literary usage of Trip the light fantastic toe

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1. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins (1827)
"... off all communion with them, and not only promoted warlike measures, hut learned to trip the light fantastic toe, in which he delighted to indulge. ..."

2. Folio (1882)
"How the.rosy cheeks grew rosier ai the gallants crooked their elbows and invited the fair ones to trip the light fantastic toe. How those lads' hearts ..."

3. The Structure of English Prose: A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric by John George Repplier McElroy (1885)
"... all trip the light fantastic toe* or even the light fantastic (without toe); threats are minatory expressions ;* and fire is the devouring element. ..."

4. The Structure of English Prose: A Manual of Compostion and Rhetoric by John George Repplier McElroy (1885)
"... in his really honorable vocation (if he would only exalt it to its true place)5 are his confreres /* his dancers all trip the light fantastic toe* or ..."

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