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  • noun An informal competition between two dancers who must progressively dance better than their opponent.

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Examples

  • The event culminated in an intense PlayStation "Everybody Dance" dance-off between Mr. Wang and Ms, Ricci to "Rude Boy."

    Alexander Wang's 'Frat House' Party

  • Originally from the northwestern German town of Vechta, the winning troupe surpassed 9 other teams from Luxembourg and Switzerland in a less-than-glamorous dance-off with their signature move, dubbed the "Shy Dance," Reuters is reporting.

    German Teens Win 'Ugly Dancing' Contest (VIDEO)

  • We decided to play the X-box game, Dance Central, for some family dance-off fun and to follow-up with the card game War because everyone, including my six year-old, can play it.

    Mia Redrick: When Mom Gets Hurt

  • Following a rousing Tony Awards opening number and a fabulous dance-off with Hugh Jackman, the actor reels off a rap in the final moments of the show that recaps the winners and major moments of the previous three hours.

    Top Moments: Game of Thrones Comes to a Head and Introducing MC NPH

  • At Fox, the "Modern Family" kids engaged in their own little dance-off while Alexander Payne , the writer-director behind "The Descendants," wore bright orange earplugs because, he said, these kind of parties are loud and people always shout in his ears at them.

    Ring-Side Seats to the Golden Globes

  • Popularity for “Hey Mama” also grew, and it eventually ended up getting used in Garfield: The Movie when Garfield and Odie had a Ballistyx-style dance-off.

    Fallin’ Up

  • I loved the bicycle-driven musical Toad who played some of the best music I heard all weekend and the dance-off ring and by ring, I mean an actual wrestling ring hidden deep inside the foggy forest.

    Farryn Weiner: Escaping a Teepee at Escape to New York Festival

  • I loved the bicycle-driven musical Toad who played some of the best music I heard all weekend and the dance-off ring and by ring, I mean an actual wrestling ring hidden deep inside the foggy forest.

    Farryn Weiner: Escaping a Teepee at Escape to New York Festival

  • I loved the bicycle-driven musical Toad who played some of the best music I heard all weekend and the dance-off ring and by ring, I mean an actual wrestling ring hidden deep inside the foggy forest.

    Farryn Weiner: Escaping a Teepee at Escape to New York Festival

  • The 53-year-old star was bounced from the ballroom on Tuesday night, despite having improved his score by two points during the last-chance dance-off.

    David Alan Grier “DWTS” Rant

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