Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tap-dance”

tap-dance

verb [I]  /ˈtæpˌdæns/ us  
to dance wearing shoes with metal pieces attached to the bottoms to make a rhythmic sound
tap dance
noun [C]  /ˈtæpˌdæns/ us  
She does a tap dance with no music.
tap dancing
noun [U]  /ˈtæpˌdæn·sɪŋ/ us  
I took tap dancing when I was little.
(Definition of tap-dance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tap-dance?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

hoppy

like hops (= dried fruit used to make beer)

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More