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Noun: sashay  sa'shey
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps
  2. (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    - chassé
  3. A journey taken for pleasure
    "after cautious sashays into the field";
    - excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition
Verb: sashay  sa'shey
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Move sideways
    - sidle
  2. To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    "He sashays around like a rooster in a hen house";
    - tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, cock
  3. Perform a chassé step, in ballet
    - chassé

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Derived forms: sashaying, sashays, sashayed

Type of: contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dance, country dancing, dance, dance step, journey, journeying, move, step, walk

Part of: square dance, square dancing

Encyclopedia: Sashay