Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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back-step a step taken backwards. [2 definitions]
false step a stumble. [2 definitions]
goose step a marching step in which the legs are swung high and the knees kept stiff and straight.
half step in music, a semitone. [2 definitions]
in step moving, esp. walking, to a rhythm with another person. [2 definitions]
lock step a way of marching extremely close together and precisely in unison so that marchers' legs do not collide with the legs of those in front of them. [2 definitions]
one-step a ballroom dance that consists of an unbroken series of quick walking steps and is danced to ragtime music. [3 definitions]
side step the taking of a step to one side, or a step taken sideways.
step on someone's toes to offend by acting aggressive or by encroaching on another's domain.
step-down designating a transformer that reduces voltage, or a gear that reduces speed. [2 definitions]
step-in put on by being stepped into. [2 definitions]
step-up an increase, as in rate or quantity, esp. one taking place in discrete stages. [3 definitions]
two-step a ballroom dance, similar to a slow fox trot, in two-four time and characterized by long sliding steps. [2 definitions]