dancing

dancing

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of dancing in English

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English

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈdɑːn.sɪŋ/, /ˈdæn.sɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːnsɪŋ, -ænsɪŋ

Noun

dancing (countable and uncountable, plural dancings)

  1. The activity of taking part in a dance.
  2. (historical) A dance club in France.
    • 2001, William A. Shack, Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story Between the Great Wars
      New dancings pervaded the length and breadth of Montmartre in order to suit the taste of foreign patrons.
    • 2003, Jeffrey H. Jackson, Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris (page 44)
      Different dancings also attracted different crowds. Indeed, the diversity of dancers throughout the city makes drawing a detailed portrait of them difficult.

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Translations

Verb

dancing

  1. present participle of dance

Italian

Etymology

From English.

Noun

dancing m (invariable)

  1. dance hall

Spanish

Etymology

From English.

Pronunciation

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /ˈdanθin/, [ˈd̪ãn̟θĩn]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /ˈdansin/, [ˈd̪ãnsĩn]

Noun

dancing m (plural dancings)

  1. dance hall

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