What does waltz mean?

Definitions for waltz
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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

Wiktionary

  1. waltz(Noun)

    A ballroom dance in 3/4 time.

    Etymology: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

  2. waltz(Noun)

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

    Etymology: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

  3. waltz(Noun)

    A simple task.

    Etymology: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

  4. waltz(Verb)

    To dance the waltz (with).

    Etymology: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

  5. waltz(Verb)

    To accomplish a task with little effort.

    Etymology: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

  6. waltz(Verb)

    To move briskly and unhesitatingly.

    Etymology: Walzer, from walzen, from walzan, from walt-, from wel-.

  7. waltz(Verb)

    To move with fanfare.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Waltz(verb)

    to dance a waltz

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

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce waltz?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say waltz in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. Bruno Fortier:

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

  3. Diane Kruger:

    The funny part is that Quentin’s hands are in the close-up, but Quentin Tarantino said, ‘ [ Christoph Waltz is ] not going to do it right, it ’ll either be too much or too little. ’.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of waltz

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