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Definition of "dancing" []

  • To move the feet and body rhythmically, esp in time to music (verb)
  • To perform (a particular dance) (verb)
  • To skip or leap, as in joy, etc (verb)
  • To move or cause to move in a light rhythmic way (verb)
  • A series of rhythmic steps and movements, usually in time to music (noun)
  • An act of dancing (noun)
  • A social meeting arranged for dancing; ball (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A piece of music in the rhythm of a particular dance form, such as a waltz (noun)
  • Dancelike movements made by some insects and birds, esp as part of a behaviour pattern (noun)
  • Describing something or someone that is currently in the act of dancing. (See dance.) (adjective)

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  • The activity of dancing (see the verb dance). (noun)
  • Present participle of dance. (verb)

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Use "dancing" in a sentence
  • "I fancied I was slightly disappointed in Taglioni, whose dancing followed Pasta's singing, but I suppose the magnificent tragical performance I had just witnessed had numbed as it were my power of appreciation of her grace and elegance, and yet she seemed to me like a _dancing flower_; so you see I must have like her very much."
  • "Mark, who as well as being a highly skilled conservator and connoisseur of Latin American dancing is also a dedicated twitcher, knew what I meant."
  • "The main distinction in Mr. Stern's design is the inclusion of dozens of what he calls "dancing mullions.""