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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

  3. Origin: [G. walzer, from walzen to roll, revolve, dance, OHG. walzan to roll; akin to AS. wealtan. See Welter.]


  1. Waltz

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Waltz

    wawlts, n. a German national dance performed by two persons with a rapid whirling motion, introduced into England in 1813: the music for such.—v.i. to dance a waltz: (slang) to move trippingly.—ns. Waltz′er; Waltz′ing. [Ger. walzerwalzen, to roll.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Waltz

    From the German “Waltzer,” the name of the dance, and waltzen, to roll, relative to the revolutions made by the pairs of dancers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waltz in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waltz in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of waltz in a Sentence

  1. Bruno Fortier:

    It's an incessant waltz of police cars and trucks.

  2. Former Sen. Bob Dole:

    I think she'd be a pretty easy target in the general, if we nominate the right person, if (Cruz) does it, I think she'll win in a waltz.

  3. Barbara Bush:

    Since I didn’t waltz, we sat the dance out. And several more after that, talking and getting to know each other, it was a storybook meeting.

  4. David Nemeth:

    Sovereignty is visibly important to him, we can see he is not the kind who will waltz into the euro with his hands up, just to get it done at all costs.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    It is well known to everyone that waltzes were not very well received in their time ; it was considered mauvais ton [ vulgar ] to dance a waltz. Then it became classic, in fact.

Images & Illustrations of waltz

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