a formal social gathering that includes a dinner followed by dancing.
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How to use dinner dance in a sentence
On a New York terrace, there is a dinner dance one balmy summer evening.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father | Adam Hochschild | June 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
People magazine reports that Pippa changed into a new outfit for the dinner dance hosted by Prince Charles.
After the Court, which launched her in society, she and Knight (with a list supplied by Connie) gave a dinner-dance.The Second Latchkey | Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The hockey game, the dinner-dance, and the holiday preparations made the very air seem to tingle with excitement and anticipation.The Girl Scouts' Good Turn | Edith Lavell
A dinner-dance is pretty much alike 28 in all civilized and semi-civilized communities.An Orkney Maid | Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
We were going to a masquerade dinner dance, but now that you've come we'll stay at home.The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays | Walter Ben Hare
And whenever I do get one I am certain to see that you have been to a dinner-dance here, to a bal poudr there.Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color | Brander Matthews
British Dictionary definitions for dinner-dance
a formal dinner followed by dancing
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