Definitions

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  • adv. In the manner of pleasing rhythmic music, as would make one tap one's toes.

Etymologies

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From tap one's toes

Examples

  • "Dreamgirls sounds toe-tappingly fresh on paper, and yet I was so bored and unaffected that I barely remember watching it," sighs Aaron Hillis at the Reeler.

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  • I ordered the whole system and paid X-X-Xtra for overnight FedEx delivery because I was toe-tappingly eager to get started on my new Beautiful Life.

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  • If you give the Pirates of the Caribbean synthesizers and some life lessons they still wouldn't come up with something so toe-tappingly visceral as Dr Ake's Stonehouse Dreams, the new album on the Plymouth-based

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  • "Dreamgirls sounds toe-tappingly fresh on paper, and yet I was so bored and unaffected that I barely remember watching it," sighs

    GreenCine Daily

  • This three piece have smashed the moulds of genre and brought all the best bits together in a toe-tappingly tasty trifle of song.

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  • All the songs have been composed by famous Japanese producer "Tsunku" which makes them toe-tappingly irresistible!

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  • This is wonderful music and the Freiburger Barockorchester Consort play it with a rhythmic vitality and elasticity that is at times toe-tappingly infectious.

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  • But the sound is one of the best elements - the music is toe-tappingly good.

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  • It is total nonsense, but not actually offensively bad; the music is toe-tappingly compelling; it is fun to see Meat Loaf, Richard O'Brien, Roger Moore, etc all doing their bit for this deeply silly project; also fun of course to see Naoko Mori in pre-Torchwood days (and likewise Richard E.

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  • the Papas, and the rhythms are toe-tappingly direct.

    Chicago Reader

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