trip the light fantastic
phrasal dance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Trip the light fantastic — may refer to:* Trip the light fantastic (phrase), to dance nimbly or lightly * Trip the Light Fantastic (album), by British popstar Sophie Ellis Bextor ** Trip the Light Fantastic Tour, concert tour in support of the album * Tripping the Light… …   Wikipedia

  • Trip the Light Fantastic — Trip the Light Fantastic …   Википедия

  • trip the light fantastic — ► trip the light fantastic humorous dance. [ORIGIN: from ‘Trip it as you go On the light fantastic toe’ (Milton s L Allegro).] Main Entry: ↑trip …   English terms dictionary

  • trip the light fantastic — verb move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio • Syn: ↑dance, ↑trip the light fantastic toe • Derivationally related forms: ↑dance (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trip the light fantastic — verb To dance or to move rhythmically to musical accompaniment, especially in a graceful or nimble manner. Swing Time: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers trip the light fantastic in this yarn about a dancer with a yen for gambling …   Wiktionary

  • trip the light fantastic — go dancing It s Friday night so let s go downtown and trip the light fantastic …   Idioms and examples

  • trip the light fantastic — humorous dance. [from ‘Trip it as you go On the light fantastic toe’ (Milton s L Allegro).] → trip …   English new terms dictionary

  • trip the light fantastic — humorous to dance. There I was, tripping the light fantastic in a sequinned ballgown …   New idioms dictionary

  • trip the light fantastic — humorous to dance …   English dictionary

  • trip the light fantastic — idi to go dancing …   From formal English to slang

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