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WALTZ

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does waltz mean? 

WALTZ (noun)
  The noun WALTZ has 3 senses:

1. an assured victory (especially in an election)
2. music composed in triple time for waltzing
3. a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat

  Familiarity information: WALTZ used as a noun is uncommon.


WALTZ (verb)
  The verb WALTZ has 1 sense:

1. dance a waltz

  Familiarity information: WALTZ used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WALTZ (noun)


Sense 1waltz [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An assured victory (especially in an election)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

waltz; walk-in

Hypernyms ("waltz" is a kind of...):

triumph; victory (a successful ending of a struggle or contest)


Sense 2waltz [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Music composed in triple time for waltzing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("waltz" is a kind of...):

ballroom music; dance music; danceroom music (a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing)


Sense 3waltz [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

valse; waltz

Hypernyms ("waltz" is a kind of...):

ballroom dance; ballroom dancing (any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom)


WALTZ (verb)


Sense 1waltz [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dance a waltz

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

waltz; waltz around

Hypernyms (to "waltz" is one way to...):

dance; trip the light fantastic; trip the light fantastic toe (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue waltz


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