dancing

EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

dancing

  1. present participle of dance

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English.

NounEdit

dancing m (invariable)

  1. dance hall

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English dancing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈdanθin/, [ˈd̪ãn̟.θĩn]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈdansin/, [ˈd̪ãn.sĩn]

NounEdit

dancing m (plural dancings)

  1. dance hall