Music composed to accompany social dancing. (noun)
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Use "dance music" in a sentence
"Instrument-playing and dance music were in the hands of musicians, who were also called mimi, jocula - tores, or minstrels."
"Dance and dance music were accused with particu - lar bitterness of diabolism."
"Gaslights at the end of wrought-iron poles illuminated address plates; Danny followed a winding string of numbers to 7941, heard dance music wafting behind the hedge and started for the path to the door."