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waltz

noun [C/U]  us   /wɔlts, wɔls/

waltz noun [C/U] (DANCE)

a type of dance that includes a repeating movement of three steps, or a piece of music written for this style of dancing

waltz

verb  us   /wɔlts, wɔls/

waltz verb (WALK)

[I always + adv/prep] infml to walk somewhere quickly and confidently: Glen waltzed in an hour late as though nothing were wrong.
Translations of “waltz”
in Arabic فالس…
in Korean 왈츠…
in Malaysian waltz…
in French (de) valse…
in Turkish vals, vals dansı…
in Italian valzer…
in Chinese (Traditional) 華爾滋舞, 華爾滋舞曲,圓舞曲…
in Russian вальс…
in Polish walc…
in Vietnamese điệu van xơ…
in Spanish vals…
in Portuguese valsa…
in Thai ดนตรี จังหวะวอลทซ์…
in German der Walzer, Walzer-……
in Catalan vals…
in Japanese ワルツ…
in Indonesian irama walsa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 华尔兹舞, 华尔兹舞曲,圆舞曲…
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