moonwalk

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Moon +‎ walk

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moonwalk (plural moonwalks)

  1. An exploration of the Moon's surface on foot (by an astronaut).
  2. (dance) A dance style in which the dancer slides backwards though the feet move as if he were walking forwards.
    • 2012 May 15, Scott Tobias, “Film: Reviews: The Dictator”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      Though the idea of placing wacky made-up characters in a real-life context was carried over from Da Ali G Show—wherein Buzz Aldrin was once asked if he was upset that Michael Jackson got all the credit for inventing the moonwalk—Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat felt like something new, an attempt to square an improvised, guerrilla style of underground comedy with reality-TV stunt shows like Jackass or Fear Factor.

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moonwalk (third-person singular simple present moonwalks, present participle moonwalking, simple past and past participle moonwalked)

  1. (intransitive) To walk on the surface of the Moon.
  2. (intransitive) To walk in leaps, like on the Moon or on other low gravity surfaces.
  3. (intransitive, dance) To perform the moonwalk.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English moonwalk.

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Noun[edit]

moonwalk m (plural moonwalken, diminutive moonwalkje n)

  1. (dance) moonwalk

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