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tap dance

Definitions of tap dance
  1. noun
    a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
    synonyms: tap dancing
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    types:
    soft-shoe, soft-shoe dancing, soft-shoe shuffle
    tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles
    buck-and-wing
    a solo tap dance emphasizing sharp taps
    clog, clog dance, clog dancing
    a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
    type of:
    hoofing, step dancing
    dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
  2. verb
    perform a tap dance
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    type of:
    dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
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