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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeverb

    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

    "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

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  1. trip the light fantasticverb

    To dance or to move rhythmically to musical accompaniment, especially in a graceful or nimble manner.

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  1. Trip the light fantastic

    To "trip the light fantastic" is to dance nimbly or lightly, or to move in a pattern to musical accompaniment. It is often used in a humorous vein. As early as 1908 it was viewed as a cliché or hackneyed phrase. Grammatically, it is a classic example of a constructionally idiosyncratic idiom, in that it is impossible to construct a meaningful literal-scene from the formal structure. As such it should be viewed as a catena.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trip the light fantastic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trip the light fantastic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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