Recreation and Sports

tumbling
the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
 
stopping
the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
 
singalong
informal group singing of popular songs
 
highland fling
a vigorous Scottish reel
 
Bacchanalia
an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
 
one-hitter
a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
 
ice skating
skating on ice
 
hunting
the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
 
sea bathing
bathing in the sea or ocean
 
track
the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
 
paintball
a game that simulates military combat; players on one team try to eliminate players on the opposing team by shooting capsules of paint at them
 
word play
playing on words or speech sounds
 
fan dance
a solo dance in which large fans are manipulated to suggest or reveal nakedness
 
jitterbug
a jerky American dance that was popular in the 1940s
 
spiccato
bowing in such a way that the bow bounces lightly off the strings
 
Fosbury flop
jumping over the bar backwards and head first
 
ring-a-rosy
a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat
 
Pythian Games
the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Delphi held every four years in the third year of the Olympiad in honor of Apollo
 
bubble dance
a solo dance similar to a fan dance except large balloons are used instead of fans
 
showing
something shown to the public
 
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