- ballroom dancing
- nounany of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom• Syn: ↑ballroom dance• Hypernyms: ↑social dancing• Hyponyms:↑beguine, ↑carioca, ↑cha-cha, ↑cha-cha-cha, ↑one-step, ↑fox-trot, ↑foxtrot, ↑two-step, ↑bunny hug, ↑Charleston, ↑conga, ↑cotillion, ↑cotilion, ↑minuet, ↑paso doble, ↑quickstep, ↑rumba, ↑rhumba, ↑samba, ↑round dance, ↑round dancing, ↑tango, ↑waltz, ↑valse
* * *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.
* * *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.