quickstep

Definitions:

  • A march for accompanying quick time.
  • <em>Milit.</em>, a march in quick time—that is, at the rate of 110 steps per minute.
  • Music adapted to such a rapid march, or in a brisk march rhythm.
  • A lively, spirited march; also, a lively style of dancing.
  • A fast <xref>foxtrot</xref> noted for its complex and intricate footwork.
  • To <xref>dance</xref> the quickstep.
  • a ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps
  • perform a quickstep
  • military march accompanying quick time
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