(noun, verb)


1. a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps

Definition categories: act, contradance, contredanse

2. (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading

Similar word(s): chasse

Definition categories: act, step

3. a journey taken for pleasure

- after cautious sashays into the field

Similar word(s): excursion, expedition, jaunt, junket, outing

Definition categories: act, journey, journeying


1. move sideways

Similar word(s): sidle

Definition categories: motion, move

2. to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

Similar word(s): cock, prance, ruffle, strut, swagger, tittup

Definition categories: motion, walk

3. perform a chasse step, in ballet

Similar word(s): chasse

Definition categories: motion, dance