trip the light fantastic

Definitions of trip the light fantastic
  1. verb
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
    synonyms: dance, trip the light fantastic toe
    dance
    move in a graceful and rhythmical way
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    jive
    dance to jive music; dance the jive
    hoof
    dance in a professional capacity
    clog
    dance a clog dance
    tap dance
    perform a tap dance
    belly dance
    perform a belly dance
    heel
    perform with the heels
    shimmy
    dance a shimmy
    bebop, bop
    dance the bebop
    bump
    dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
    twist
    do the twist
    waltz, waltz around
    dance a waltz
    tap, tapdance
    dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
    tango
    dance a tango
    shag
    dance the shag
    foxtrot
    dance the foxtrot
    contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country-dance
    perform a contradance
    break, break dance, break-dance
    do a break dance
    cakewalk
    perform the cakewalk dance
    conga
    dance the conga
    samba
    dance the samba
    two-step
    dance the two-step
    Charleston
    dance the Charleston
    boogie
    dance to boogie music
    cha-cha
    dance the cha-cha
    disco
    dance to disco music
    mambo
    dance a mambo
    polka
    dance a polka
    one-step
    dance the one-step
    rhumba, rumba
    dance the rhumba
    mosh, slam, slam dance, thrash
    dance the slam dance
    jig
    dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
    jitterbug
    do the jitterbug
    folk dance
    perform a folk-dance
    square dance
    dance in formation
    quickstep
    perform a quickstep
    kick
    kick a leg up
    skank
    dance the skank
    grind
    dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced
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    move
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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