Definitions

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  • noun A charity event in which participants engage in a prolonged session of dancing.

Etymologies

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dance +‎ -athon

Examples

  • Too bad it was on the day after a rough night of dream-hopping at Fieldridge Highs annual all-night fundraiser danceathon.

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  • Too bad it was on the day after a rough night of dream-hopping at Fieldridge Highs annual all-night fundraiser danceathon.

    Fade

  • Too bad it was on the day after a rough night of dream-hopping at Fieldridge Highs annual all-night fundraiser danceathon.

    Fade

  • Too bad it was on the day after a rough night of dream-hopping at Fieldridge Highs annual all-night fundraiser danceathon.

    Fade

  • I also remember dancing to it at the danceathon that we had at school to raise money for Vietnam Vets.

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  • Technically, it's a danceathon, so all the big prizes go to the people who have gotten the big bucks to be sponsored to dance 7 hours.

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  • There was a Hare Krishna danceathon on a street corner, the whole scene you'd expect.

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  • Barrow Loves to Boogie is a danceathon organised by Barrow-based Dare Dance and is being supported by the Evening Mail.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • New York City celebrity spies are snitching that Paris’ now infamous epipthet-laden videotaped off-beat danceathon isn’t the only example of the heiress’ bitchy bigotry.

    MTV Paris Hilton Documentary: “Paris, Not France”

  • People will be throwing some shapes at a mass danceathon in Tavistock, Devon (April 29; 01392 667050, brixhampiratefestival. co.uk), which hopes to attract a world-record 1,500 fancy-dressed buccaneers; and listening for the birdies at the Downton Cuckoo Fair, near Salisbury, Wiltshire (May 1, cuckoofair. co.uk) - although they may be drowned out by Punch and Judy, steel bands, morris dancing and similar May Day mayhem.

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