- (in India) an exhibition of dancing by professional dancing girls.
- Also called nautch dance. a sinuous Oriental dance resembling the cooch.
Origin of nautch
Examples from the Web for nautch
Historical Examples of nautch
Then Nautch girls and mummers, which, so early in the morning, were out of place; and so on.Lord Randolph Churchill
Winston Spencer Churchill
What kind of platform would be provided for the Nautch Girl dance?The Smuggler's Cave
George A. Birmingham
The Maharajah gave a nautch (native dance by women) that night.Wanderings in India
What you want is an amalgamated lady bootblack and nautch dancer.The Happy End
In order to lose no time she went at once to the prince and told him all about the nautch.Tales of the Sun
Mrs. Howard Kingscote
- an intricate traditional Indian dance performed by professional dancing girls
- (as modifier)a nautch girl