Main definitions of taxi dance in English

: taxi dance1taxi dance2

taxi dance1

Pronunciation /ˈtaksɪ dɑːns/ /ˈtaksɪ dans/

noun

historical US
  • A dance at which the services of a dance partner, especially a woman, may be hired.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette. From taxi + dance.

Main definitions of taxi dance in English

: taxi dance1taxi dance2

taxi dance2

Pronunciation /ˈtaksɪ dɑːns/ /ˈtaksɪ dans/

verb

historical US
  • Especially of a woman: to work as a taxi dancer. Also occasionally with object with away: to spend or waste (money) hiring taxi dancers.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Brazil (Indiana) Daily Times. From taxi dance.