[ UK /kˈænkæn/ ]
[ US /ˈkænˌkæn/ ]
  1. a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
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How To Use cancan In A Sentence

  • Is it mere coincidence that the most representative Parisian dance is called the cancan? Skinny Legs and All
  • Entertainment includes cancan dancers and the music of Jerry Atwood and Sharon Montgomery.
  • It clearly depicted a little boy and a slightly bigger woman dancing the cancan and every once in a while kissing a little. Bubble in the Bathtub
  • This night his tiny fingers made shadows that turned into a line of kicking cancan dancers on the curtain fabric. Bubble in the Bathtub
  • Fancy abandoned the cancan for the Charlie Brown theme song. Slice Of Cherry
  • The big numbers included, of course, the cancan, but also a Viennese waltz scene with the dancers in flowing ballroom gowns and a big, big finale, with ostrich-plume headwear and sequinned costumes.
  • Opening June 1 nationwide and slated to kick off next month's Cannes Film Festival, Moulin Rouge stars Nicole Kidman and depicts the cancan and cabaret world of Paris in 1899.
  • A sprightly Cancan performance by a Russian team and the graceful ballet movements of the Vladimir-Natasha duo had the audience spell-bound.
  • Women have been condemned for dancing the cancan and the waltz.
  • Just as naked as the day I was born, in front of a huge audience and eight super-attractive cancan dancers. Bubble in the Bathtub
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