What does cancan mean?

Definitions for cancan
ˈkænˌkæncan·can

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cancan(noun)

    a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line

Wiktionary

  1. cancan(Noun)

    A high-kicking chorus line dance originating in France.

  2. cancan(Noun)

    A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.

  3. cancan(Verb)

    To dance the cancan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cancan(noun)

    a rollicking French dance, accompanied by indecorous or extravagant postures and gestures

    Etymology: [F.]

Freebase

  1. Cancan

    The can-can is a high-energy and physically demanding music hall dance, traditionally performed by a chorus line of female dancers who wear costumes with long skirts, petticoats, and black stockings. The main features of the dance are the lifting and manipulation of the skirts, with high kicking and suggestive, provocative body movements. The Infernal Galop from Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld is the tune most associated with the can-can.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cancan

    the name of an ungraceful and indecent dance practised in the Paris dancing saloons.

How to pronounce cancan?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say cancan in sign language?

  1. cancan

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cancan in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cancan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of cancan

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