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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lap′ dance`(n.)

  1. an erotic dance by a stripteaser performed mostly in the lap of a customer.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of lap dance:

1990–95

lap′-dance`

Wiktionary

  1. lap dance(Noun)

    A very erotic form of entertainment, typically at a men's club, where a naked or nearly-nude performer straddles a customer and moves in a rhythmic, sexual manner over his or her lap.

  2. lap dance(Verb)

    To perform a lap dance.

  3. Origin: From lap + dance.

Freebase

  1. Lap dance

    A lap dance is a type of sex work performed in some strip clubs in which a dancer performs an erotic dance either in immediate contact with a seated patron or within a very short distance of a seated patron. The dancer may be nude, topless or scantily dressed, depending on the laws in the jurisdiction and the club's policies. With full-contact lap dances, the stripper may engage in non-penetrative sexual contact with the patron, such as "grinding" her body against the patron. Variant terms include couch dance, which is a lap dance where the customer is seated on a couch, and bed dance where the customer lies down on a bed. In some places, a "block session" of lap dances can be booked in a "champagne room", which is a private room usually located in the back of a club. In many clubs, the duration of a lap dance is measured by the length of the song being played by the club's DJ. Charges for lap dances vary. Depending on the local jurisdiction and community standards, lap dances can involve touching of the dancer by the patron, touching the patron by the dancer, neither, or both. In some clubs, any touching by the patron is forbidden. On the other hand, absent any oversight by the club, various levels of contact may be negotiable between the participants. Clubs vary widely with regard to whether they enforce their rules or turn a blind eye to any violations.

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