Definition of dance floor in English:

dance floor


  • 1An area of uncarpeted floor in a nightclub, disco, or restaurant reserved for dancing.

    • ‘Hundreds of teenagers braved the cold and the rain to hit the dance floor at a leading York nightclub.’
    • ‘Housed in a listed building, it will have two dining floors as well as a separate dance floor and bar.’
    • ‘The OGA bar has a dance floor with a revolving mirrored disco ball and a game room.’
    • ‘As the night wore on, the disco took over with young and old taking to the dance floor to boogie the night away.’
    • ‘The also took the chance to get on the dance floor to enjoy some disco classics.’
    • ‘Iris has a passion for disco dancing and her moves on the dance floor have won her four competitions.’
    • ‘In between dispensing dancing tips, word has it that Helen is first on the dance floor at any Malt Room gig.’
    1. 1.1[as modifier]Denoting a type of music particularly popular as an accompaniment to dancing.
      ‘their brilliant dance-floor smash of a couple of years back’
      • ‘It has been a dance-floor smash ever since Tall Paul dropped the track last year at London's super club Turnmills.’
      • ‘Get loose, unwind and reflect on your contribution to global justice and peace to the accompaniment of the latest dance-floor fillers.’
      • ‘This one deserves to be at least a minor dance-floor hit after a bit of a remix.’
      • ‘She can do modern dance-floor funk, like Streets of New York.’
      • ‘The song - expected to be a huge dance-floor hit - has extra vocals written and produced by Micki Lynn.’
      • ‘After the interval the audience could stand it no longer and they were soon up in the aisles bopping to those great dance-floor fillers of the 70s, encouraged by the energetic cast.’


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