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stepdance

[ step-dans, -dahns ]
/ ˈstɛpˌdæns, -ˌdɑns /
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noun

a dance in which the steps are the most important characteristic, specifically a solo dance with intricate, vigorous steps, often performed with the hands kept in the pockets.

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Origin of stepdance

First recorded in 1885–90; step + dance
stepdancer, nounstepdancing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stepdance

step dance

noun

a dance in which a display of steps is more important than gesture or posture, esp a solo dance
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