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fan dance

noun
1.
a solo dance performed by a nude or nearly nude woman using fans for covering.
Origin of fan dance
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
Related forms
fan dancer, noun
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  • I'm surprised you're not doing a fan dance yourself, if these would-be Peeping Toms are willing to pay for nakedness.

  • Vera Mason borrowed one of Robins kimonos and a fan and performed a Japanese fan dance.

British Dictionary definitions for fan dance

fan dance

noun
1.
a dance in which large fans are manipulated in front of the body, partially revealing or suggesting nakedness
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