Meaning of “tap dancing” in the English Dictionary

"tap dancing" in British English

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tap dancingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtæp ˌdɑːn.sɪŋ/ us /ˈtæp ˌdæn.sɪŋ/ also tap

a type of dance in which the rhythm is kept by the noise of the dancer's shoes on the floor:

I took tap classes as well as ballet.
tap dance
noun [ C or U ] uk us
verb [ I ]
noun [ C ] uk us

(Definition of “tap dancing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)