What does dancing mean?

Definitions for dancing
danc·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation(noun)

    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

Wiktionary

  1. dancing(Noun)

    The activity of dancing (see the verb dance).

  2. dancing(Adjective)

    Describing something or someone that is currently in the act of dancing. (See dance.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dancing

    of Dance

  2. Dancing

    from Dance

Freebase

  1. Dancing

    "Dancing" was the fourth single released in Italy and in the United states from Elisa's third album, Then Comes the Sun, and the first single released from the American album Dancing.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Dancing

    Rhythmic and patterned body movements which are usually performed to music.

Editors Contribution

  1. dancing

    Verb form of the word dance.

    There were dancing together with love and joy beaming from their eyes on their wedding day.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dancing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4075

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dancing' in Nouns Frequency: #2710

How to pronounce dancing?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dancing in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dancing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dancing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of dancing in a Sentence

  1. Rashid Rashid:

    The people think that the musical methods and singing may lead to dancing, so they may not accept it, before we adopted this method at all of the schools, we chose 25 schools and made it clear to the headmasters that the musical method is not taboo and not shameful.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Dancing with your demons empowers you, and surely enables you to reclaim your lost powers. It takes tremendous courage to face your demons, invite them to tea, dance with them, reach an impasse, and finally, conquer them for ever. That's exactly what Buddha did, after realizing that fighting his demons off was getting nowhever, while seeking Enlightenment under Bodhi tree. You must develop gut to face your demons, such as anger, fear, greed, guilt, jealousy, lack of self-esteem, undue pride, and anything that is stopping you from reaching Enlightenment. You must bravely enter the territory that many fear to tread. Dance with your demons, and by God's grace you will succeed.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Those who can't hear the music always laugh contemptuously at the dancing stars, thinking that those dancers must be crazy. You must ignore their mocking laughter, just kick off your shoes, and keep on dancing like there is nobody watching. "You're the Dancing Queen. You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life." - as ᗅᗺᗷᗅ said it so appropriately. Never miss a chance to dance, and the last laugh will always be yours. Continuer danse, Danser étoile!

  4. Marcus Aurelius:

    The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

  5. Michel de Montaigne:

    There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.

Images & Illustrations of dancing

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