apache dance

[ uh-pahsh, uh-pash or, often, uh-pach-ee ]
/ əˈpɑʃ, əˈpæʃ or, often, əˈpætʃ i /

noun

a vigorous dance representing a Parisian apache dancing in a rough, domineering way with his woman.
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British Dictionary definitions for apache dance

apache dance


noun

a fast violent dance in French vaudeville, supposedly between a Parisian gangster and his girl
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