Cancan Definition

kănkăn
noun
A lively dance with much high kicking done by women entertainers, originally in Paris dance halls in the late 19th cent.
Webster's New World

(motocross) A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.

Wiktionary
verb

To dance the cancan.

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Origin of Cancan

  • Borrowing from French

    From Wiktionary

  • French

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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