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tap dancing

noun [U] uk   ( also tap) us  
a type of dance in which the rhythm is kept by the noise of the dancer's shoes on the floor: I did tap classes as well as ballet.
tap dance
noun [C or U] uk   us  
tap-dance
verb [I]
tap-dancer
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “tap dancing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 踢踏舞…
in Russian чечетка…
in Turkish ayakları vurarak yapılan dans…
in Chinese (Simplified) 踢踏舞…
in Polish stepowanie…
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