Definition of kazachok in English:



  • A Slavic dance with a fast and typically quickening tempo, featuring a step in which a squatting dancer kicks out each leg alternately to the front.

    • ‘I guess in Slavic dance, that would be properly called kazachoc - the dance that involves leaping, squatting, kicking out your legs.’
    • ‘As the rest tried to circle around him, he crossed his arms over his chest and began the Kazachoc Slavic dance, squatting and kicking each one squarely.’
    • ‘More time with her well respected teacher will ultimately see her performing dances of a different kind such as the kazachoc.’


Early 20th century Russian, diminutive of kazak ‘Cossack’.