Variant of promenade
- a leisurely walk taken for pleasure, to display one's finery, etc.
- a public place for such a walk, as an avenue, the deck of a ship, or the hall of a building
- a ball, or formal dance
- a march of all the guests, beginning a formal ball
- a walking or marching figure of a square dance
Origin of promenadeFrench ; from promener, to take for a walk ; from Late Latin prominare, to drive (animals) onward ; from Classical Latin pro-, forth (see pro-) + minare, to drive (animals) ; from minari, to threaten (see menace)
intransitive verbpromenaded, promenading
to take a promenade; walk about for pleasure, display, etc.
- to take a promenade along or through
- to take or show on or as on a promenade; parade
- to march (one's partner) as a figure of a square dance