[ skwair-dans, -dahns ]
/ ˈskwɛərˌdæns, -ˌdɑns /
verb (used without object), square-danced, square-danc·ing.
to perform or participate in a square dance.
to participate in a hoedown.
Words nearby square-dance
Origin of square-dance
First recorded in 1955–60
Definition for square-dance (2 of 2)
a dance by a set of four couples arranged in a square or in some set form.
Origin of square dance
First recorded in 1865–70
OTHER WORDS FROM square dancesquare dancer, nounsquare dancing, noun
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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
Derived forms of square dancesquare-dancer, noun
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