HyperDic: ballroom_dancing

English > 1 sense of the expression ballroom dancing:
NOUNactballroom dancing, ballroom danceany of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
English > ballroom dancing: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAny of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom.
Synonymballroom dance
NarrowerCharlestonAn American ballroom dance in syncopated rhythm
beguineA ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies
bunny hugA syncopated ballroom dance formerly popular in the US
cariocaA lively ballroom dance that resembles the samba
cha-cha, cha-cha-chaA modern ballroom dance from Latin America
congaA Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in single file
cotillion, cotilionA lively dance originating in France in the 18th century
fox-trot, foxtrotA ballroom dance in quadruple time
minuetA stately court dance in the 17th century
one-stepAn early ballroom dance
paso dobleA ballroom dance in fast duple time
quickstepA ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps
round dance, round dancingA ballroom dance characterized by revolving movement
rumba, rhumbaA ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
sambaA lively ballroom dance from Brazil
tangoA ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
two-stepA ballroom dance in duple meter
waltz, valseA ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat
Broadersocial dancingdancing as part of a social occasion
Spanishbaile de salón, baile de sociedad
Catalanball de saló, ball de societat

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