Definitions

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  • v. To dance better than; to outdo in dancing.

Etymologies

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out- +‎ dance

Examples

  • He not only had more skill than Claudia, but more of a sense of fun, letting the crowd in on the joke, inviting them to laugh at the absurdity of a girl with such joyless, textbook moves trying to outdance him.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Pro dancers Mark Ballas and Val Chemerkovskiy (brother to the show's Maksim) performed a bizarre duel: Ballas played guitar, Chemerkovskiy played violin, then they each tried to outdance each other.

    Margaret Cho Cries As She's Cut From 'Dancing'

  • Their mothers stood around them in a circle on the sidewalk and on the street, clapping their hands to the beat and encouraging each girl to outdance the others Soul Train style.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • “If you can outdance me I will leave as you command.”

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Via Amid at Cartoon Brew, who comments, "It's a testament to Astaire's talent that using only a cane as a prop, he can outdance $100 million worth of flashy CG effects."

    GreenCine Daily: Sunday shorts.

  • How can a voice that big be so agile, how can it groan gravel, then fly up and outdance the band?

    Fall On Your Knees

  • And I might say, he looks as if he could outdance most of us in this country still today.

    Presidents Remarks At Arts Award Ceremony

  • "You can outdance, outfight, outdrink, and outlast people half your age when you choose."

    Magic's Price

  • Stand back "machini wam" -- you have met your match - Juju will outsing and outdance you too!

    Guardian Online

  • Each choir sang powerful African melodies at the same time, attempting to outsing and outdance their rivals, all the while smiling broadly.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

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