3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Waltz \Waltz\, noun [G. walzer, from walzen to roll, revolve, dance, OHG. walzan to roll; akin to AS. wealtan. See {Welter}.] A dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a whirling motion; also, a piece of music composed in triple measure for this kind of dance.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Waltz \Waltz\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Waltzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waltzing}.] To dance a waltz.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: an assured victory (especially in an election) [syn: {walk- in}, {waltz}]

2: music composed in triple time for waltzing

3: a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat [syn: {waltz}, {valse}]


1: dance a waltz [syn: {waltz}, {waltz around}]

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