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the cabbage patch



A dance invented and popularized in the late 1980s. Done in casual conversations to show excitement or when boasting.

Context : Popular Culture
Category: Idiom
Semantic: dance, excitement, boast

The dance involves moving the arms as a single unit in a circular motion in one direction for a loop, then retracing the movement in the opposite direction.

Examples of idiom “the cabbage patch” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'ZiazanNouver'

    About to make a smoothie.....*doing the cabbage patch* I'm totally going to act like this is melted ice cream...lol

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'iconebonyfierce'

    @mzshannon no they had this girl in his old ass video doing the cabbage patch before he came on.. Lmao

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'CUTIESMILEY1990'

    @CBONRADIO22 haha lol Okay i guess that works..lol I like the cabbage patch dance better though.lol

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'TroySoul'

    Yeah, I'll Do the cabbage patch At The Club. ...Yeah, I'm Husband Material.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Escapade1814'

    #Nowplaying Make Me - Janet *does the cabbage patch*