a movement in various folk dances, in which two dancers approach each other, pass back to back, and return to their original positions
Origin of do-si-do; from dos-à-dos
, -·doed′, -·do′ing
to execute a do-si-do (with)
- A movement in square dancing in which two dancers approach each other and circle back to back, then return to their original positions.
- The call given to signal such a movement.
Origin of do-si-doAlteration of French dos à dos, back to back : dos, back (from Old French; see dossier) + à, to; see black-a-vised.