Definition of excuse-me in English:

excuse-me

noun

informal
  • A social dance in which participants may interrupt other pairs in order to change partners.

    • ‘Gomarsall, provided he stays in the team (as he should), has so many new partners that he will feel as if he has wandered into a dance hall for a demented version of the gentlemen's excuse-me.’
    • ‘There was a ladies' choice and an excuse-me dance where you got to cut in.’