[ wuhn-step ]
/ ˈwʌnˌstɛp /


a round dance performed by couples to ragtime.
a piece of music for this dance.

verb (used without object)

to dance the one-step.

Origin of one-step

First recorded in 1910–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for one-step



an early 20th-century ballroom dance with long quick steps, the precursor of the foxtrot
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

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