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Definition 1: (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for sashay in the sense of this definition

(sashay is a kind of ...) a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance

"he taught them the waltz step"

(sashay belongs to category ...) a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers

Definition 2: a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps - [noun denoting act]

(sashay is a kind of ...) a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line

(... is part of sashay) American country dancing in which couples form squares

Definition 3: a journey taken for pleasure - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sashay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • many summer excursions to the shore
  • it was merely a pleasure trip
  • after cautious sashays into the field

Synonyms for sashay in the sense of this definition

(sashay is a kind of ...) the act of traveling from one place to another

(... is a kind of sashay ) a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air

"he took the dogs for an airing"

(... is a kind of sashay ) a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination

Definition 4: to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others - [verb of motion]

Samples where sashay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

Synonyms for sashay in the sense of this definition

(sashay is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 5: move sideways - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for sashay in the sense of this definition

(sashay is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 6: perform a chasse step, in ballet - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for sashay in the sense of this definition

(sashay is a kind of ...) move in a graceful and rhythmical way

"The young girl danced into the room"

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