HyperDic: sashay

English > 6 senses of the word sashay:
NOUNactsashaya square dance figure
actsashay, chasse(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
actsashay, excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expeditiona journey taken for pleasure
VERBmotionsashay, sidlemove sideways
motionsashay, tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, cockto walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
motionsashay, chasseperform a chasse step, in ballet
English > sashay: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps.
Part ofsquare dance, square dancingAmerican country dancing in which couples form squares
Broadercountry-dance, country dancing, contredanse, contra danse, contradanceA type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
English > sashay: 6 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading.
Synonymchasse
Categoryballet, concert danceA theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
Broaderdance step, stepA sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
Spanishchasse, chassé
Catalanchasse
Verbssashaymove sideways
sashayperform a chasse step, in ballet
English > sashay: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA journey taken for pleasure.
Example "after cautious sashays into the field"
Synonymsexcursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition
NarrowerairingA short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
field tripA group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
Broaderjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Spanishexcursion, excursión, expedición, ida, incursión, paseata, salida, viaje de placer
Catalananada, excursió, sortida
English > sashay: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove sideways.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsidle
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishdeslizarse de lado, pasearse
Nounssashay(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
English > sashay: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThe children sashay to the playground
Synonymstittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, cock
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishcontonearse, pavonearse
Catalanballar, capalçar-se, culejar, encabritar-se, faronejar, fer el tifa, giravoltar, presumir, remenar el cul, rumbejar, saltar
English > sashay: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningPerform a chasse step, in ballet.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymchasse
BroaderdanceMove in a graceful and rhythmical way
Nounssashay(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading

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