fan dance

fan dance
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan dans, dahns]
    • /fæn dæns, dɑns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan dans, dahns]
    • /fæn dæns, dɑns/

Definitions of fan dance words

  • noun fan dance a solo dance performed by a nude or nearly nude woman using fans for covering. 1
  • noun fan dance a dance in which large fans are manipulated in front of the body, partially revealing or suggesting nakedness 0
  • noun fan dance (performing arts) A dance performance incorporating the artful use of fans. 0
  • noun fan dance (performing arts) A stage performance or striptease in which a female entertainer disrobes while dancing with large hand-held fans that are alternately used to conceal and provide glimpses of her erogenous body regions. 0
  • noun fan dance (Idiomatic) (by extension) The incremental disclosure of tantalizing bits of information. 0
  • verb fan dance To perform such a dance. 0

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Origin of fan dance

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

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Parts of speech for Fan dance


fan dance popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fan dance usage trend in Literature

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