Sashay meaning

să-shā
A figure in square dancing in which partners circle each other by taking sideways steps.
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A chassé.
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To perform the chassé in dancing.
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An excursion; an outing.
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To do a chassé in a square dance.
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A chassé.
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A sequence of sideways steps in a circle in square dancing.
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(intransitive) To walk casually or showily; to strut, swagger or flounce.
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(intransitive) To chassé when dancing.
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(intransitive) To move sideways.
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To move in a sideways manner.
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Origin of sashay

  • Alteration of chassé

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French chasser, chase, from Latin verb captare, from perfect passive participle captus, from verb capere, take.

    From Wiktionary