gopak [goh-pak] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a folk dance of the Ukraine.
Origin of gopak 1925–30; Ukrainian gopák, derivative of gop interjection uttered during such dances Polish hop German hopp, hops, akin toAlso called . Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for gopak Historical Examples of gopak
They dance the Gopak, while little imps emerge from every nook and cranny in the form of crickets and beetles.
British Dictionary definitions for gopak gopak noun
- a spectacular high-leaping Russian peasant dance for men
Word Origin for gopak from Russian, from Ukrainian hopak, from hop! a cry in the dance, from German hopp! Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012