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Definition of "dance-music" [dance-music]

  • Music rhythmically fitted and specially intended as an accompaniment for dancing. (noun)
  • Music rhythmically suitable for dancing, but not set to any particular kind of dance, as the mazurkas of Chopin. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "dance-music" in a sentence
  • "There is nothing in the sphere of the sublime, that is so lowering as broken and agitated movement of language, such as is characteristic of pyrrhics and trochees and dichorees, which fall altogether to the level of dance-music."
  • "It's a tribute to Brazil at the electronic dance-music palace Pacha."
  • "While dance-music purists were miffed, the album turned him into a genuine main-stage phenomenon."
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