verb (used without object), danced, danc·ing.
verb (used with object), danced, danc·ing.
Origin of dance
Examples from the Web for dancing
Her very first performance onstage came at the age of 4, when she cameoed as a dancing flower in the musical Bye Bye Birdie.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom|Marlow Stern|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pakistan was dancing for the U.S. dollar and joined up with it without any dignity.
We arrived to the din of a party in full swing: a band, multiple kegs of beer, dancing, foosball, and mantle diving.
People milled about in various stages of inebriation, dancing, and shouting.
We are talking about public gatherings, people will be together, dancing, sweating, and touching each other.
When Gwynne and Isabel descended the steps and stood looking down upon the scene for a moment, the younger people were dancing.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The Monkeys at the sight of the nuts forgot their dancing and became (as indeed they were) Monkeys instead of actors.Aesop's Fables|Aesop
We really ought to be dancing—but I'll try my luck once more on No. 4.
The night is spent in eating, drinking, smoking, singing and dancing.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)|Sir James George Frazer
When the dancing began, Effie May's exuberance could no longer contain itself.Why Joan?|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
British Dictionary definitions for dancing
- a social meeting arranged for dancing; ball
- (as modifier)a dance hall
Derived Formsdanceable, adjectivedancer, noundancing, noun, adjective
Word Origin for dance
Idioms and Phrases with dancing
In addition to the idioms beginning with dance
- dance attendance on
- dance to another tune
- lead a chase (dance)
- song and dance