cancan

EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French

NounEdit

cancan (uncountable)

  1. A high-kicking chorus line dance originating in France.
  2. (motocross) A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

cancan (third-person singular simple present cancans, present participle cancanning, simple past and past participle cancanned)

  1. To dance the cancan.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑnˌkɑn/, /ˈkɑŋkɑn/, /ˈkænˌkæn/

NounEdit

cancan

  1. cancan

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cancan m (plural cancans)

  1. gossip
  2. cancan (dance)

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French

NounEdit

cancan c

  1. cancan

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 07:26