Definition of Sashay in English :

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Sashay meaning in English

Meaning of Sashay in English

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Sashay pronunciation in English

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1. sashay

a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps

2. chasse, sashay

(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading

3. excursion, expedition, jaunt, junket, outing, pleasure trip, sashay

a journey taken for pleasure

Example Sentences:
'many summer excursions to the shore'
'it was merely a pleasure trip'
'after cautious sashays into the field'


4. sashay, sidle

move sideways

5. cock, prance, ruffle, sashay, strut, swagger, tittup

to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

Example Sentences:
'He struts around like a rooster in a hen house'

6. chasse, sashay

perform a chasse step, in ballet

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of sashay
verb (intransitive) informal
to move, walk, or glide along casually
to move or walk in a showy way; parade

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verb intransitive
to do a chassé in a square dance
2.  Informal
to move, walk, or go, esp. in a casual way
3.  Informal
to move, walk, etc. in such a way as to show off or attract attention

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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intr.v. sa·shayed, sa·shay·ing, sa·shays
a. To walk or proceed, especially in an easy or casual manner.
b. To strut or flounce in a showy manner: sashaying around the dinner party in his fancy new clothes.
2. To perform the chassé in dancing.
3. To move in a sideways manner.
1. A chassé.
2. An excursion; an outing.
3. A figure in square dancing in which partners circle each other by taking sideways steps.

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