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- adj. Describing something or someone that is currently in the act of dancing. (See dance.)
- n. The activity of dancing (see the verb dance).
- v. Present participle of dance.
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- adj. from dance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
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I fancied I was slightly disappointed in Taglioni, whose dancing followed Pasta's singing, but I suppose the magnificent tragical performance I had just witnessed had numbed as it were my power of appreciation of her grace and elegance, and yet she seemed to me like a _dancing flower_; so you see I must have like her very much.
Mark, who as well as being a highly skilled conservator and connoisseur of Latin American dancing is also a dedicated twitcher, knew what I meant.
The main distinction in Mr. Stern's design is the inclusion of dozens of what he calls "dancing mullions."
Hula dancing is a lot like sign language: If you don't know the language, you can't enjoy it as much.
At Purdue, Tiller was always looking for what he described as "dancing bears" up front who could handle the team's complicated blocking schemes.
Shalene's been watching me ... and my dancing is actually watchable!
I get them all enthused about it, and through long experience I am able to tell which group is going to be what I call my dancing girls or boys.
Then their women are so immodest; striding about in ball-rooms with very little on, and embracing strange men in a whirligig which they call dancing, but very unlike the dignified movements which our male dancers exhibit in the Confucian temple.
'You're, no doubt, what they call a dancing-man?' said he.
But it is aggravating to be sitting at home and what we call dancing in the chair, back and forth, trying to get in a position that doesn't really stiffen up.