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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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  • finance
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  • advance
  • trance
  • stance
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Example sentences of the word folk-dance


1. Noun Phrase
Some of the most famous "German" folk dances actually originated in Austria.

2. Noun Phrase
Like folk song, folk dance mirrors the experiences people had in daily life.

3. Noun Phrase
German folk dance provided not only entertainment for the people but also inspiration for the great classical composers.

4. Noun Phrase
In addition to tours, guests are treated to onboard entertainment such as folk dancers, singers and lecturers.

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. dance

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

Synonyms

  • ball

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

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

5. dance

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

Antonyms

  • back

Etymology

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

6. 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)

7. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] people in general (often used in the plural).

Synonyms

  • riffraff
  • pleb
  • common people
  • home folk
  • ragtag and bobtail
  • people
  • folks
  • countryfolk
  • rabble
  • country people
  • ragtag
  • plebeian
  • grass roots

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • crossbred
  • purebred
  • ending

8. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] people descended from a common ancestor.

Synonyms

  • descent
  • lineage
  • homefolk
  • blood line
  • house
  • ancestry
  • gens
  • blood
  • bloodline
  • kinfolk
  • stemma
  • origin
  • dynasty
  • pedigree
  • family
  • kinsfolk
  • family line
  • line of descent
  • people
  • parentage
  • sept
  • line
  • name
  • phratry

Antonyms

  • child
  • parent
  • rich people
  • poor people

9. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] a social division of (usually preliterate) people.

Synonyms

  • phyle
  • social group
  • moiety

Antonyms

  • brave
  • rich
  • uninitiate
  • living

10. folk

noun. ['ˈfoʊk'] the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community.

Synonyms

  • gospel singing
  • popular music
  • ethnic music
  • folksong
  • folk music
  • schottische
  • square-dance music
  • C and W
  • popular music genre
  • folk song
  • gospel
  • country music
  • country and western

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute
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