Promenade meaning

prŏm'ə-nād', -näd'
The definition of a promenade is a public walkway, especially on a boardwalk or around water.

A boardwalk area around the ocean where you can go and walk is an example of a promenade.

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A square-dance figure in which couples march counterclockwise in a circle.
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In ballet, a slow supported turn on one foot.
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To go on a leisurely walk.
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To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.
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To take a promenade along or through.
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To take or display on or as if on a promenade.

Promenade a friend; promenade one's charms.

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A leisurely walk taken for pleasure, to display one's finery, etc.
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A public place for such a walk, as an avenue, the deck of a ship, or the hall of a building.
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To take a promenade; walk about for pleasure, display, etc.
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To take a promenade along or through.
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To take or show on or as on a promenade; parade.
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To march (one's partner) as a figure of a square dance.
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(formal) A prom (dance).
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A walk taken for pleasure, display, or exercise; a stroll.

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A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise.
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A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.
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To walk.
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To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.
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Origin of promenade

  • French from promener to take for a walk from Latin prōmināre to drive forward prō- forward pro–1 mināre to drive with shouts (from minārī to threaten) (from minae threats men-2 in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • French promenade, from promener (“to walk").
    From Wiktionary