fan dance

  1. a solo dance performed by a nude or nearly nude woman using fans for covering.

Origin of fan dance

First recorded in 1875–80

Other words from fan dance

  • fan dancer, noun

Words Nearby fan dance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fan dance in a sentence

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

  • I'm surprised you're not doing a fan dance yourself, if these would-be Peeping Toms are willing to pay for nakedness.

British Dictionary definitions for fan dance

fan dance

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

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