Definitions

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  • n. An area set aside for dancing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bare floor polished for dancing

Etymologies

dance + floor (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It would have been fun to see the Lejman sisters pull Brother Mike onto the dance floor to do the dance that starts out with everyone throwing a shoe into the center of the floor, then having to pair up with the owner of the shoe they grab out of the pile.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • It also boasted a large, shiny dance floor where people danced like they never wanted to go back to their normal daily-grind lives.

    The After Wife

  • The brief gathering broke up with Lady Ramillies embracing the younger girl with a sort of fine, generous spirituality which made Mr. Campion think of Britannia in the cartoons of Sir Bernard Partridge, and Solly trotting off across the dance floor waving and nodding like a Bacchus in a triumphal car.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • Sadie came over then and pulled us both back out onto the dance floor for a girls-only slow dance where we all hugged in a circle and laughed through the whole song.

    Kiss It

  • Nestling next to the ladies of the night were several mustached, glazed-eyed Afghan men who occasionally took unsteady steps onto a makeshift dance floor to bust some surprisingly graceful traditional moves.

    The Longest War

  • Georgia and Alan Dell had a table on the edge of the dance floor and from where she now sat Amanda had clear view of the two profiles.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • This paragon of posh celebration, located on the sixty-fifth floor of the GE Building in Rockefeller Center, is known, among other things, for a dance floor that revolves slowly while a live band plays elegant music.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • They headed for the dance floor with Darsha, Lisa, and Alicia right behind them.

    The Office girls

  • As I waited vulnerably alone on the dance floor for the judges to confer, I felt doubtful and discouraged.

    A Book of Miracles

  • Perhaps it was the novelty of a new face or her bizarre coveralls, but everyone seemed to watch Anna Weiss; on the dance floor she seemed to be the only one completely alive.

    Stallion Gate

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