bubble dance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bubble dance a solo dance similar to a fan dance except large balloons are used instead of fans
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Usage

In literature:

By the time she was ready to leave for the office the Irish blood in her was seething and bubbling and dancing.
"The Drums Of Jeopardy" by Harold MacGrath
Destroy these pasteboard dancing girls; This theatre-bubble, come, Tom, prick it!
"More Cricket Songs" by Norman Gale
These have been likened to bubbles that dance on the wave, burst, and are no more.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. I, No. V, May, 1862" by Various
Then a fresh coil of the bubbling tide whirled him to one side and he was out again in the safety of the dancing waves.
"A Maid of the Silver Sea" by John Oxenham
Great trees were on all sides and a tiny stream bubbled and danced far below.
"Prince Jan, St. Bernard" by Forrestine C. Hooker
Then the mischief danced in her eyes, and a song bubbled on her lips.
"The Quest of the Silver Fleece" by W. E. B. Du Bois
It was a dance of young, wild, bubbling joy in life.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
Who dances on bubbles where brooklets meet.
"Prudy Keeping House" by Sophie May
The chaps were half mad, and were dancing about the planks, and all bubbling over with excitement, as they tried to get a peep at you.
"The Black Bar" by George Manville Fenn
It was absolutely natural; bubbled like a fountain, and danced like light.
"Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography" by George William Erskine Russell
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In poetry:

These clinging bubbles whose mock fires
For ever dance and gleam,
Vain foam that gathers and expires
Upon the world's dark stream;
"To The Prophetic Soul" by Archibald Lampman
Two bubbles on a mountain stream,
Began their race one shining morn,
And lighted by the ruddy beam,
Went dancing down 'mid shrub and thorn.
"The Rival Bubbles" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
They parted, and the sunny ray
That from each other's love they borrowed;
That made their dancing bosoms gay,
While other bubbles round them sorrowed:
"The Rival Bubbles" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich

In news:

While "The Boy Friend" can be reduced to an irrepressibly bubbly mix of song and dance - director Mark Danni's strongest cards - the show doesn't always sparkle.
Amelia Dior Keown, 16, a junior described by her mother as " cheerful , bubbly, goofy," died in a still-unexplained head-on collision Tuesday as she was headed to practice with the school dance team, of which she was spirit leader.
With ultra-fine bubbles, this moscato dances with effervescence.
But over in Korea, they're making soda seekers dance for their bubbly beverages.
Sure, it's still mostly a bubble-gum fantasia of cars, dancing and parties at the end of the world.
Dancing all night long, pace, kissing and soap bubbles.
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