- a once popular lively dance for couples, with a jumping step
- music for this
Origin of rigadoonFrench rigodon, rigaudon: said to be after Rigaud, dancing master who invented the dance
or ri·gau·don also rig·o·don
- A lively jumping quickstep for two couples, usually in rapid duple meter.
- The music for this dance.
Origin of rigadoonFrench rigaudon, rigodon, of unknown origin.