from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An exuberant dance that originated in France, performed by women and marked by high kicking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A high-kicking chorus line dance originating in France.
- n. A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.
- v. To dance the cancan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rollicking French dance, accompanied by indecorous or extravagant postures and gestures.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of dance performed in low resorts by men and women, who indulge in extravagant postures and lascivious gestures; hence, a quadrille or a similar dance performed in this manner.
- To perform the dance known as the cancan (which see).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
French.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)