from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Tap dancing performed while wearing shoes without metal taps.
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- n. Alternative spelling of soft shoe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles
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And their condition only got worse earlier Monday when ABC News president Ben Sherwood began to do a soft-shoe during his news conference.
Wide.8 min: A brilliant bit of skill from Zaha, who totally bamboozles Park with a soft-shoe shimmy, gets kicked on the shin and wins Palace a free-kick wide on the left.
We were watching the news on Sunny's tiny black and white TV when she jumped from the loveseat and performed a soft-shoe routine to some melody that she boasted she had made up right there on the spot.
The pads of his feet may be rough, but inside he is a dandy, the desiccated leaves the equivalent of the carefully strewn sand of a soft-shoe dancer.
Then suddenly Mr. Gengo broke into a soft-shoe dance.
The soft-shoe and the sparing their feelings routine. . . these things simply don't work.
I walk to the middle of my stage and do a little soft-shoe in the snow.
So excuse me if I do quick soft-shoe shuffle as I write, for last week you joined David Thomson in his appreciation of the golden age of the MGM musical.
You'd think that I could rustle up a little soft-shoe Dennis Quaid [gentle sway] - I Don't Feel Like Dancing, Scissorsisters
Schwarz, however, was neither satisfied with the soft-shoe shuffle nor finished.