HyperDic: contra_danse

English > 2 senses of the expression contra danse:
NOUNactcontra danse, country-dance, country dancing, contredanse, contradancea type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
VERBmotioncontra danse, contradance, country-dance, contredanseperform a contradance
English > contra danse: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line.
Synonymscountry-dance, country dancing, contredanse, contradance
Narrowerdo-si-doA square-dance figure
landlerA moderately slow Austrian country dance in triple time
longways, longways dancecountry dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
promenadeA square dance figure
sashayA square dance figure
square dance, square dancingAmerican country dancing in which couples form squares
swingA square dance figure
Broaderfolk dancing, folk danceA style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
Spanishcontra danse, contradanza
Catalancontradansa, contra danse
Verbscontra danseperform a contradance
English > contra danse: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningPerform a contradance.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue contra danse
Synonymscontradance, country-dance, contredanse
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Nounscontra dansea type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line

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