ballroom dancing

ballroom dancing
any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
Syn: ↑ballroom dance
Hypernyms: ↑social dancing

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noun [noncount]
: a style of dancing in which couples hold each other and use set moves to perform different kinds of formal dances (such as the polka, the tango, or the waltz)
ballroom dance noun, pl ⋯ dances [count]

The waltz is a kind of ballroom dance.

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ˌballroom ˈdancing [ballroom dancing] noun uncountable
a type of dancing done with a partner and using particular fixed steps and movements to particular types of music such as the ↑waltz

Useful english dictionary. 2012.