jazz dance


noun

a dance form or dance that is matched to the rhythms and techniques of jazz music, developed by African Americans in the early part of the 20th century.

Origin of jazz dance

First recorded in 1915–20

OTHER WORDS FROM jazz dance

jazz dancer, noun

Words nearby jazz dance

Definition for jazz dance (2 of 2)

jazz-dance
[ jaz-dans, ‐dahns ]
/ ˈdʒæzˌdæns, ‐ˌdɑns /

verb (used without object), jazz-danced, jazz-danc·ing.

to perform jazz dance.
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