Definitions for waltzwɔlts

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a ballroom dance, in moderately fast triple meter, in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.

    Category: Music and Dance

  3. an easy victory or accomplishment.

    Category: Informal

  4. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the waltz.

  5. (v.i.)to dance a waltz.

    Category: Music and Dance

  6. to move or progress easily or directly: to waltz through an exam.

    Category: Music and Dance

  7. (v.t.)to lead (a partner) in dancing a waltz.

    Category: Music and Dance

  8. to move or lead briskly and easily.

    Category: Informal

Origin of waltz:

1775–85; back formation from G Walzer a waltz (taken as walz+ -er1), der. of walzen to roll, dance


Princeton's WordNet

  1. walk-in, waltz(noun)

    an assured victory (especially in an election)

  2. waltz(noun)

    music composed in triple time for waltzing

  3. waltz, valse(verb)

    a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat

  4. waltz, waltz around(verb)

    dance a waltz


  1. waltz(Noun)

    A ballroom dance in 3/4 time.

  2. waltz(Noun)

    A piece of music for this dance (or in triple time).

  3. waltz(Noun)

    A simple task.

  4. waltz(Verb)

    To dance the waltz (with).

  5. waltz(Verb)

    To accomplish a task with little effort.

  6. waltz(Verb)

    To move briskly and unhesitatingly.

  7. waltz(Verb)

    To move with fanfare.

  8. Origin: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waltz(noun)

    a dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a whirling motion; also, a piece of music composed in triple measure for this kind of dance

  2. Waltz(verb)

    to dance a waltz


  1. Waltz

    The waltz is a ballroom and folk dance in triple time, performed primarily in closed position.

Translations for waltz

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to dance a waltz (with)

Can you waltz?; He waltzed his partner round the room.

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