American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To dance the fox trot.
- n. A ballroom dance with a slow-slow-quick-quick rhythm.
- n. The letter F in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
- n. The Sunday (and formerly daily) comic strip by Bill Amend.
- n. Short for Foxtrot216, film industry slang for bubble wrap, coined by Avant-garde documentary filmmaker Nick Martin.
- v. To dance the foxtrot.
“The foxtrot is not a flashy dance; its motor impulse is more akin to clockworks than, say, the hip-driven stampede nature of the samba.”
“Bruno Tonioli called her foxtrot "one and half minutes of pure dancing joy" and exclaimed that "the flavor of Spain has never tasted so good!" of her paso doble.”
“I messed up slow foxtrot which isn't surprising, but ever so slightly annoying.”
“They sought private instruction, and for the next three years they danced six days a week and twice on Sundays, learning the intricacies of smooth ballroom dances, such as foxtrot, swing, cha cha, tango, waltz and rumba, and spending upwards of $28,000 for lessons in the process.”
“In the past week, I gave my shirt to Oprah, danced the foxtrot in leather pants, took off my shirt to reveal a tattoo of the American flag and had a monologue about sex stick!”
“Val said, "I know you have 'American Woman,' but I cannot hear it as a foxtrot.”
“My only worry was that this may be the only time she'll ever get to do the foxtrot and it wasn't a traditional one.”
“Nellie danced the foxtrot listening to the gramophone.”
“No partner or experience necessary. 3 p.m., basic foxtrot lesson, followed by dancing until 6 p.m.,”
“Ryan and Ricky, as well as Jess and Clarice -- whose foxtrot was hailed by guest judge Kristin Chenoweth as her favorite routine of the night -- were also spared for another week.”
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