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cancan Explained

cancan at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['kæn'kæn]

cancan at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1800-1900; Language: French]// a fast dance in which a line of women kick their legs high into the air//

cancan at German => English Of Explained:

can-can

cancan at French => English Of Explained:

cancan

cancan at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
(often the cancan) [sing.] a fast dance in which a line of women kick their legs high in the air

Cancan at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Cancan \Can"can\, n. [F.]
A rollicking French dance, accompanied by indecorous or
extravagant postures and gestures.

cancan at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

cancan
n : a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female
chorus line

cancan at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Alternative forms

* can-can

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • A high-kicking chorus line dance originating in France.
    1. Inter: motocros » s A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » dance

  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|կանկան|tr=kankan
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|康康舞|tr=kāngkāngwǔ|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|cancan
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|cancan|m
  • Georgian: Inter: t+ » ka|კანკანი|tr=k'ank'ani|sc=Geor

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Cancan|m
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|kánkán
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|カンカン|tr=kankan|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|フレンチカンカン|tr=kankandansu|sc=Jpan
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|канкан|m|tr=kankán
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|cancan|c
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kankan


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » cancan|n|ed
  • To dance the cancan.

  • Category: Category:en:Dances -
    Category: Category:English reduplications -

    Finnish

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈkɑnˌkɑn/|lang=fi
    • Inter: IPA » /ˈkɑŋkɑn/|lang=fi
    • Inter: IPA » /ˈkænˌkæn/|lang=fi

      Noun

      Inter: fi-nou » n


  • cancan

    Declension

    Inter: fi-decl-risti » cancan|i=0

  • Category: Category:fi:Dances -

    French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » lang=fr|/kɑ̃.kɑ̃/

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m
  • gossip
    1. cancan Inter: gloss » dance

      Derived terms

      * cancaner

  • cancaneuse

  • Category: Category:fr:Dances -

    Swedish

    Noun

    Inter: sv-noun » g=c
  • cancan

    Declension

    Inter: sv-noun-unc-irreg-c » 2=cancanen

  • Category: Category:sv:Dances -
    Translation: et » cancan
    Translation: fr » cancan
    Translation: ko » cancan
    Translation: io » cancan
    Translation: hu » cancan
    Translation: mg » cancan
    Translation: my » cancan
    Translation: pl » cancan
    Translation: ru » cancan
    Translation: ta » cancan
    Translation: vi » cancan
    Translation: zh » cancan