(1) Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
(2) An artistic form of nonverbal communication
(3) A party for social dancing
(4) A party of people assembled for dancing
(5) Move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
(6) Move in a graceful and rhythmical way
"The young girl danced into the room"
(7) Skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways
"The children danced with joy"
From , from , dauncer, from dancier, of origin, from or *dansōn, dansjan 'to draw, pull, gesture'; cf. dansōn 'to draw, pull'; further akin to dinsan 'to draw out', þinsan 'to drag, draw, pull', þenian 'to stretch out'. See thin.
- A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.
- A social gathering where dancing is designed to take place.
- A fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.
- A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.
- The art, profession, and study of dancing.
- To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.
- I danced with her all night long.
- To leap or move rapidly with strong emotion.
- His eyes danced with pleasure as he spoke.
- To perform the steps to.
- Have you ever danced the tango?
- cha cha
- musical theatre
- tap dancing