a dance by a set of four couples arranged in a square or in some set form.
- square dancer, noun
- square dancing, noun
Other definitions for square-dance (2 of 2)
to perform or participate in a square dance.
to participate in a hoedown.
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How to use square dance in a sentence
He and a “very tall friend” went to a square dance, where they saw two girls walking toward them.
Nowhere else do 13-year-old boys agree to square dance with their mothers or take the time to realize the solitude in knitting.
Rakkan forgot his Martian dignity and fiddled for a square dance, with Isaacson doing the calling.Security | Poul William Anderson
On the floor of the barn a square dance was under way, the leader of the City Band calling the figures.The Octopus | Frank Norris
And when the first square dance is about to begin there is a good deal of active searching for partners.In the West Country | Francis A. Knight
British Dictionary definitions for square dance
mainly US and Canadian any of various formation dances, such as a quadrille, in which the couples form squares
(intr) to perform such a dance
- square-dancer, noun
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