1》 move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps.
↘perform (a particular ~ or a role in a ballet).
2》 move in a quick and light or lively way.
↘(of someone's eyes) sparkle with pleasure or excitement.
1》 a series of steps and movements that match the speed and rhythm of a piece of music.
↘an act or period of dancing.
2》 a social gathering at which people ~.
3》 (also ~ music ) music for dancing to, especially in a nightclub.
~ atten~ on chiefly Brit. do one's utmost to please (someone).
~ to someone's tune comply with someone's demands and wishes.
lead someone a merry ~ Brit. cause someone a great deal of trouble or worry.
ME: from OFr. ~r , ~ , of unknown origin.