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song and dance

  
  
ado, commotion, flap     (informal)   fuss, hoo-ha, kerfuffle     (informal)   pantomime     (informal)   performance     (informal)   pother, shindig     (informal)   shindy     (informal)   stir, to-do  
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song     
air, anthem, ballad, canticle, canzonet, carol, chant, chorus, ditty, hymn, lay, lyric, melody, number, pop song, psalm, shanty, strain, tune  


song and dance     
ado, commotion, flap     (informal)   fuss, hoo-ha, kerfuffle     (informal)   pantomime     (informal)   performance     (informal)   pother, shindig     (informal)   shindy     (informal)   stir, to-do  

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song and dance

  
1       n-uncount   A song and dance act is a performance in which a person or group of people sing and dance.  
usu N n  
2    If you say that someone is making a song and danceabout something, you mean they are making an unnecessary fuss about it.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL  
a song and dance      phrase  
  (disapproval)   
(=fuss)  
He used his money to help others<endash>but he never made a song and dance about it.     

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n.
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
n.
misunderstood or misinterpreted word or phrase resulting from a mishearing (of the lyrics of a song for example)
Comes from "and Lady Mondegreen", a misinterpretation of the line "and laid him on the green" from the Scottish ballad "The Bonnie Earl O' Moray".
v.
dance in a both sensual and provocative manner involving a low squatting stance while thrusting hips and buttocks movements suggesting a sexual acte
Ex.: In 2013, a pop star twerking on stage at the MTV VMA created a huge buzz on social networks making the term "twerk" popular worldwide and likely contributing towards its entry in the dictionary
n.
person skilled for an activity, especially for one involving motion (like sports; dance)
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