American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A theatrical performance that combines singing and dancing.
- n. Slang An excessively elaborate effort to explain or justify.
- n. Slang An elaborate story or explanation intended to deceive or mislead.
- n. idiomatic An excessively elaborate story or excuse used to justify something
- n. idiomatic An excessively complex set of instructions
- n. an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
- n. theatrical performance combining singing and dancing
“A perfectionist in song and dance and my kindred spirit in terms of emotional sensitivity, my only hope in life is to touch lives once with something I do the way he did with a truckload of otherworldly achievements.”
“I protested at the time, yet since we left the town you have continued to lead us a song and dance through the Judean hills.”
“I do everything, from Sheeny monologue to team song and dance and Dutch comedian.”
“Cavell's mind had cracked at last, but let's play it casual, let's not any of us make a song and dance about it.”
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