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thé dansant

[tey dahn-sahn]
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noun, plural thés dan·sants [tey dahn-sahn] /teɪ dɑ̃ˈsɑ̃/. French.
  1. a tea dance.
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British Dictionary definitions for the dansant

thé dansant

noun plural thés dansant (te dɑ̃sɑ̃)
  1. a dance held while afternoon tea is served, popular in the 1920s and 1930s
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Word Origin

literally: dancing tea
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