character dance

noun
  1. a style of balletic folk dance that intends to give a sense of national character and color.
  2. a characteristic national dance, as the habañera, mazurka, or polka.
  3. a style of balletic folk dance that interprets and represents a character's occupation, mode of living, or personality.
Related formscharacter dancing, nouncharacter dancer, noun
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