Ballroom dancing

any of a variety of social or recreational dances performed by couples, as in a ballroom.
Contemporary Examples

The Gay Games, for example, has ballroom dancing—and the dancers are all same-sex couples.
Let the Gay Games Begin Itay Hod October 1, 2009

Historical Examples

The only thing I could do, having been raised in enervating luxury, was ballroom dancing, so I ball-room danced.
The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse

Did you and your husband attempt to resort again to your ballroom dancing?
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

I want an absolutely quiet room where I get no kitchen noises or ballroom dancing.
A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond

social dancing, popular since the beginning of the 20th century, to dances in conventional rhythms (ballroom dances) such as the foxtrot and the quickstep


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