1. a ceremonial dance of the American Indian in which snakes or representations of snakes are handled or imitated by the dancers.
2. a parade or procession, esp. in celebration of a sports victory, in which the participants weave in single file in a serpentine course.
Pronunciation: (snāk'dans", -däns"),[key] —v.i.,-danced, -danc•ing. to perform a snake dance.