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  1. a ballroom dance in duple meter, marked by sliding steps.
  2. a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
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verb (used without object), two-stepped, two-step·ping.
  1. to dance the two-step.
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Origin of two-step

First recorded in 1890–95
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Related Words for two-step

disco, waltz, rock, samba, tango, tap, skip, jump, shimmy, trip, caper, jig, leap, hop, frolic, sway, cavort, hustle, whirl, strut

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British Dictionary definitions for two-step


  1. an old-time dance in duple time
  2. a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of such a dance
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