breakdancing definition

  • noun:
    • An urban type of acrobatic street party that has been part of the hiphop culture of the latest York City into the late twentieth century
    • a form of solo dancing where the dancer carries out elaborate footwork, pantomime, as well as other acrobatic motions, such rotating head stands or spinning in the straight back, and usually containing much improvization. It was first carried out by male young adults into the 1970's, in little casual teams in the streets, and is frequently performed to your accompaniment of rap music or other rock music with an instant, strong beat.
    • a kind of solo dance which involves quick acrobatic techniques for which different parts of your body touch the floor; usually done to the rhythm of rap songs

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