Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sashay

3 senses of sashay

Sense 1
sashay -- (a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps)
       => country-dance, country dancing, contredanse, contra danse, contradance -- (a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line)

Sense 2
chasse, sashay -- ((ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading)
       => dance step, step -- (a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step")

Sense 3
excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay -- (a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field")
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sashay

3 senses of sashay

Sense 1
sidle, sashay -- (move sideways)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cock -- (to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 3
chasse, sashay -- (perform a chasse step, in ballet)
       => dance -- (move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room")

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