-n. 3. ballroom dance, round dance, one-step, two-step, polka, waltz, foxtrot; square dance, Virginia reel, quadrille, cotillion, hoedown; folk dance, jig, Highland fling; belly dance, danse du ventre; tap dance.
4. ball, fancy-dress ball, Fr. bal travesti, formal, U.S. Inf. prom, promenade; dancing party, Inf. shindig, social, Inf. hop.
5. the dance ballet, toe-dance; interpretive dance, interpretation, improvisational dance, improvisation, eurhythmies; modern dance, jazz, jazz-ballet.
6. choreography, dance notation, composition,
dancer, n. 1. ballet dancer, toe-dancer, figurant, coryphee; danseur, premier danseur, premier danseur noble; danseuse, ballerina, prima ballerina, prima ballerina assoluta.
2. square dancer, Inf. heel-kicker, Sl. hoofer, Sl. boot-stomper; jigger, belly dancer; tap-dancer.
dander, n. Informal, anger, ire, temper, passion. See - anger (defs. 1-4).
dandle, v. 1. dance on the knee, ride on the knee,
toss up and down.
2. pet, pamper, coddle, cosset, mollycoddle, cocker; cuddle, nestle, nuzzle, hug, caress,
dandy, n. 1. fop, coxcomb, Sl. peacock, Beau Brummell, fancy Dan, popinjay; fashion plate, exquisite, clotheshorse, prettyboy; jack-a-dandy, blade, gay blade, Chiefly Brit, blood, buck; dude, silkstocking, spark, Sl. swell, Brit. Inf. toff; man-about-town, beau, boulevardier, fashionable, the glass of fashion and the mold of form, gallant, ladykiller, ladies' man; zoot suiter, sharp dresser, macaroni.
2. gem, beauty, Inf. beaut, Inf. daisy, Sl. humdinger, Sl. killer, Sl. lollapalooza.
-adj. 3. foppish, dandified, coxcombical, natty, spruce, Inf. all duded up, Inf. all gussied up; dapper, gay, rakish, jaunty, Scot. and North Eng. braw; Inf. swank, Inf. swanky, Sl. spiffy, Sl. snazzy.
4. excellent, fine, swell, first-rate, Inf. jim-dandy,
danger, n. 1. risk, peril, chance, hazard, jeopardy; vulnerability, liability, susceptibility endangerment, imperilment; instability, unsafety, insecurity, unsoundness, precariousness.
2. menace, threat, minacity, dark clouds; imminence, gathering storm, clouds on the horizon, storm brewing.
dangerous, adj. 1. perilous, hazardous, jeopard-ous, Archaic, parlous; risky, chancy, uncertain, Sl. hairy, Chiefly Scot. unchancy; vulnerable, exposed, unsheltered, assailable, defenseless; unsafe, unsound, insecure, shaky, rickety, precarious.
2. threatening, dire, menacing, ominous, alarming, minacious, fraught with danger; imminent, impending, looming.
dangle, v. 1. hang, hang down, depend, droop, sag; drag, draggle, trail; swing, sway, oscillate, librate.
2. flaunt, flourish, wave, brandish, hold up.
3. follow, follow at heel, hang about or around, hang on the skirts or sleeve of, attach oneself to, pin oneself on, fasten oneself upon.
dank, adj. humid, steamy, clammy, muggy; moist, damp, dewy, wet, watery, chilly,
dapper, adj. 1. (all usu. in reference to dress) neat, trim, smart, natty, spruce, sleek; gay, rakish, jaunty, Scot. and North Eng. braw; chic, elegant, well-dressed, well-turned-out, dressed to kill, dressed to the teeth, dressed to the nines, brave, out of a band box, Inf. all gussied-up, Sl. all duded-up, Sl. all dressed-up; All Inf. posh, dressy, swank, swanky, ritzy; All Sl.
My Account / Test History
When someone calls you, you answer the phone (or pick up the phone).
When you make a statement or some comments, we usually say the other person replies or responds.
When you ask a question, we usually say the other person answers. However, this is not 100% - reply and respond can also be used for answering a question.
When used as a noun (with a, an, the and possessive pronouns like my, your, his, her, etc.) the words answer and reply don't change - but the noun form of "respond" is response.