foxtrot : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps fixed sequences
- v dance the foxtrot
- When a public dance hall named Roseland opened on Broadway in 1919, smart young people had recently deserted the waltz for the foxtrot, were just beginning to master the delicate .
- Faster and faster it glided, past green lights at little stations, red lights at crossings; and the clicking of the ties became a dreamy foxtrot drumming in the ears of people .
- A rotating wheel swatted the cymbals; a clutch and gear shift changed the tempo from foxtrot to waltz.
News & Articles
- Austin DJ spins records on century-old phonograph
Amelia "Foxtrot" Raley isn't a typical Austin DJ. She has no laptop, speakers or need for an electrical outlet. Instead, Raley lugs two 1900s-era phonographs and a crate of vintage records to her gigs and literally cranks out the nostalgic tunes of yesteryear.
June 9, 2013 - Abilene Reporter-News
- Bruno Tonioli in Baltimore Sun
Bruno says he can tell how much work went into it, but it felt a little tense and didn't have the "ease of flow to sell the foxtrot."
- Bruce Forsyth in South Wales Evening Post
Show host Bruce Forsyth joked: "Zara Phillips was supposed to be in this series. She actually started rehearsals but her horse couldn't do the foxtrot."
- Gordon Ramsay in New York Post
In New York, I'm gonna do something a little bit more relaxed in the style of a cafe/bistro,says Ramsay. "We opened Foxtrot Oscar in London - it's an amazing neighborhood bistro along the lines of The Spotted Pig . . . It's not because of...