Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A style of dance combining convulsive arm movements with energetic movements adapted from various urban dance forms.

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  • noun US, especially Los Angeles A free, expressive and energetic style of hip-hop dancing.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Coined by the dancers who developed the style in south central Los Angeles in the 1990s.]

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Perhaps from clown dancing

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