fancy dance

  1. Also called pan-Indian dancing. a fast Native American powwow dance that features jumping and twirling, with participants wearing bright colors and flying feathers and ribbons.

  2. a dress ball.

Other words from fancy dance

  • fancy dancer, noun

Words Nearby fancy dance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use fancy dance in a sentence

  • She had once danced a fancy dance with him more than twenty years ago.

    The Heart of Rachael | Kathleen Norris
  • The youth might have been discussing a fancy dance, so suave and polite was he.

    The Stolen Singer | Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger