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stepdance

[step-dans, -dahns] /ˈstɛpˌdæns, -ˌdɑns/
noun
1.
a dance in which the steps are the most important characteristic, specifically a solo dance with intricate, vigorous steps, often performed with the hands kept in the pockets.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; step + dance
Related forms
stepdancer, noun
stepdancing, noun
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