cancan definition

  • noun:
    • An exuberant dance that originated from France, done by ladies and marked by high kicking.
    • A high-kicking chorus line dance beginning in France.
    • A trick where one leg is brought throughout the seat, in order for both legs are on one part.
    • A rollicking French party, accompanied by indecorous or extravagant positions and motions.
    • some sort of dance performed in reduced hotels by women and men, which have pleasure in extravagant postures and lascivious gestures; therefore, a quadrille or an equivalent dance carried out in this manner.
    • a high-kicking dance of French source done by women chorus range
    • An exuberant dance that originated in France, done by women and marked by large kicking.
    • A high-kicking chorus line party beginning in France.
    • A trick where one knee is brought on the chair, to ensure that both feet take one side.
    • A rollicking French dance, followed by indecorous or extravagant positions and motions.
    • a type of dance done in reasonable resorts by men and women, just who have pleasure in extravagant positions and lascivious gestures; thus, a quadrille or a similar party performed in this way.
    • a high-kicking party of French beginning carried out by a female chorus line
  • verb:
    • To dancing the cancan.
    • To dance the cancan.
  • others:
    • to do the party known as the cancan (which see).
    • To perform the party referred to as cancan (which see).

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