bump and grind


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bump and grind

1. noun A dance characterized by aggressive and overtly sexualized hip movements, either by a single dancer or between two dance partners. It was a little disconcerting to see teenagers doing the bump and grind at the prom.
2. noun Any series or combination of rough, jarring movements, especially as in whitewater kayaking or road racing. The bump and grind through those last rapids gave me a headache!
3. verb To dance in a manner characterized by aggressive and overtly sexualized hip movements, either by a single dancer or between two dance partners. It was a little disconcerting to see teenagers bumping and grinding at the prom.
4. verb To perform any series or combination of rough, jarring movements, especially as in whitewater kayaking or road racing. We're going to have to bump and grind through this next section of the river.
See also: and, bump, grind
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Madge was performing at the NIA arena in Birmingham when Brahim Zaibat, 25, performed the bump and grind on his ageing mistress.
"She's a feisty one," said host Max Rushden just before the sultry blonde fell to the floor and began to bump and grind her way through a series of "burpy" press-ups.
Harvey, 25, a former member of pop act, So Solid Crew, is presenting new show, Bump and Grind, in which movers from across Britain compete to win a lucrative dance contract.
Mapp was riveting throughout, as cool as a dairy case full of popsicles, except when she let her hair down (literally) to bump and grind in an overtly sexual hoochie-koochie.
As a rule, tectonic plates deform only along their margins, where they bump and grind into one another.
Beholden as Tillmans is to fashion photography (whatever that might be), often first publishing his work in fashion mags (he has supported himself; in part, by doing such editorial work), to sever his liaison with fashion would be to deny his affinity to techno, to club culture, to the bump and grind of now, which leaves you wet.
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Lacing traditional ballet steps such as grands jetes, sissonnes fermees, and chaines with ball-changes and some tasteful bump and grind, he transformed the pas de deux into a vision of couples dancing at the Apollo.
The show, which continues the Depression-era adventures of the plucky comic-strip orphan who is adopted by the richest, and baldest, man in America, features a full house of moppets--six in all--who sing, emote, and, when called for, bump and grind. Kids also play prominent roles in several current Broadway shows, including Tommy, Les Miserables, and Miss Saigon.