- to do a chassé in a square dance
- Informal to move, walk, or go, esp. in a casual way
- Informal to move, walk, etc. in such a way as to show off or attract attention
altered < chassé
See sashay in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb sa·shayed
a. To walk or proceed, especially in an easy or casual manner.
b. To strut or flounce in a showy manner: sashaying around the dinner party in his fancy new clothes.
- To perform the chassé in dancing.
- To move in a sideways manner.
- A chassé.
- An excursion; an outing.
- A figure in square dancing in which partners circle each other by taking sideways steps.
Origin: Alteration of chassé
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