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two-step

[too-step] /ˈtuˌstɛp/
noun
1.
a ballroom dance in duple meter, marked by sliding steps.
2.
a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
verb (used without object), two-stepped, two-stepping.
3.
to dance the two-step.
Origin of two-step
1890-1895
1890-95
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two-step

noun
1.
an old-time dance in duple time
2.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of such a dance
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Slang definitions & phrases for two-step

two shakes

noun phrase

A moment; a wink; a JIFFY: Hold it, I'll just be two shakes

[1883+; by 1840 in the form a couple of shakes]


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