noun Date: 1895 1. a ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time having a basic pattern of step-close-step 2. a piece of music for the two-step • two-step intransitive verb

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  • two-step — two ,step1 adjective done in two stages: a two step process two step two ,step 2 noun count 1. ) a fast dance that a man and woman do together 2. ) a type of British DANCE MUSIC that combines GARAGE beats and R & B singing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • two-step — [to͞o′step΄] n. 1. an early 20th cent. ballroom dance in 2/4 time, like a slow fox trot 2. a piece of music for this dance vi. two stepped, two stepping to dance the two step …   English World dictionary

  • two-step — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS mus., cor. danza americana in tempo binario, simile alla polka, che soppiantò l one step intorno al 1920 {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1930. ETIMO: comp. di two due e step 1passo …   Dizionario italiano

  • two-step — two′ step n. v. stepped, step•ping 1) mad a ballroom dance in duple meter, marked by sliding steps 2) mad a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance 3) mad to dance the two step • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Two-step — n. A kind of round dance in march or polka time; also, a piece of music for this dance. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • two-step — ► NOUN ▪ a round dance with a sliding step in march or polka time …   English terms dictionary

  • two-step — n [singular] a dance with long sliding steps, or the music for this type of dance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • two-step — I noun a ballroom dance in duple meter; marked by sliding steps • Hypernyms: ↑ballroom dancing, ↑ballroom dance II verb dance the two step • Hypernyms: ↑dance, ↑tr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Two-Step — Der Begriff Two Step bezeichnet eine Musikrichtung und ein typisches Schlagzeugpattern im Drum ’n’ Bass, siehe Two Step (Musikrichtung) ein Tanz, siehe Two Step (Tanz) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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