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1. dance

verb. ['ˈdæns'] move in a graceful and rhythmical way.

Synonyms

  • glissade
  • step
  • sashay
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • chasse
  • move
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word belly-dance


1. Noun Phrase
The rates belly dancers can charge clients vary dramatically.

2. Noun Phrase
Performing at events are not the only ways in which belly dancers can make money.

3. Noun Phrase
Performing at restaurants typically earns belly dancers a flat rate, plus tips from diners.

4. Noun Phrase
One of the most basic movements found in belly dance is the figure-eight move.

2. dance

noun. ['ˈdæns'] an artistic form of nonverbal communication.

Synonyms

  • choreography
  • extension
  • art

Antonyms

  • recede
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

3. dance

verb. ['ˈdæns'] move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance.

Synonyms

  • tap
  • samba
  • rhumba
  • break dance
  • mosh
  • skank
  • tango
  • tap dance
  • square dance
  • hoof
  • one-step
  • tapdance
  • bop
  • jig
  • slam
  • boogie
  • cakewalk
  • Charleston
  • shag
  • jitterbug
  • waltz around
  • move
  • disco
  • polka
  • contredanse
  • cha-cha
  • waltz
  • foxtrot
  • country-dance
  • mambo
  • conga
  • grind
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • clog
  • contradance
  • shimmy
  • bebop
  • jive
  • bump
  • kick
  • twist
  • two-step
  • belly dance
  • slam dance
  • break-dance
  • folk dance
  • heel
  • thrash
  • rumba
  • break
  • quickstep
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

4. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.

Synonyms

  • body part
  • abdominal aorta
  • arteria colica
  • bellybutton
  • bowel
  • venter
  • omphalos
  • trunk
  • colic artery
  • belly button
  • ab
  • underbelly
  • abdominal wall
  • navel
  • intestine
  • hypochondrium
  • gut
  • body
  • torso
  • abdomen
  • umbilicus
  • abdominal
  • underbody
  • stomach
  • omphalus
  • abdominal muscle

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness
  • forbid

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. dance

noun. ['ˈdæns'] a party of people assembled for dancing.

Synonyms

  • ball

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

6. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] a protruding abdomen.

Synonyms

  • paunch
  • trunk
  • adipose tissue
  • tummy
  • bay window
  • corporation
  • fat
  • potbelly
  • body
  • torso
  • fatty tissue

Antonyms

  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dance

verb. ['ˈdæns'] skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways.

Antonyms

  • back

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

8. dance

noun. ['ˈdæns'] taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music.

Synonyms

  • choreography
  • performing arts
  • ritual dancing
  • skank
  • phrase
  • recreation
  • pas de quatre
  • pas seul
  • pavan
  • social dancing
  • saraband
  • nautch dance
  • pavane
  • diversion
  • stage dancing
  • nautch
  • dancing
  • variation
  • adagio
  • ceremonial dance
  • step dancing
  • mambo
  • terpsichore
  • pas de deux
  • pas de trois
  • duet
  • saltation
  • break dancing
  • toe dance
  • nauch
  • slam dance
  • slam dancing
  • hoofing
  • ritual dance
  • courante
  • toe dancing

Antonyms

  • ride
  • defeat
  • open
  • descend

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

9. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish.

Synonyms

  • underpart
  • craniate

Antonyms

  • fill
  • artifact
  • thinness

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] a part that bulges deeply.

Synonyms

  • hump
  • prominence
  • bulge
  • protrusion
  • bump
  • gibbosity
  • jut
  • extrusion
  • gibbousness
  • excrescence
  • protuberance

Antonyms

  • angular
  • mesomorphic
  • leanness
  • starve

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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