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waltznoun [C/U]

 us   /wɔlts, wɔls/
  • waltz noun [C/U] (DANCE)

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

waltzverb

 us   /wɔlts, wɔls/
  • waltz verb (WALK)

[I always + adv/prep] infml to ​walksomewherequickly and confidently: Glen waltzed in an ​hour late as though nothing were ​wrong.
(Definition of waltz from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"waltz" in British English

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waltznoun [C]

uk   /wɒls/  us   /wɑːls/

waltzverb

uk   /wɒls/  us   /wɑːls/
  • waltz verb (WALK)

[I usually + adv/prep] informal to ​walksomewherequickly and ​confidently, often in a way that ​annoys other ​people: You can't just waltz into my ​bedroom without ​knocking - it's ​private! My ​idiothusband has gone and waltzed off with my ​carkeys and ​left me without any way to get to ​work!
  • waltz verb (DANCE)

[I] to ​dance a waltz
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of waltz from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waltz”
in Korean 왈츠…
in Arabic فالس…
in Malaysian waltz…
in French (de) valse…
in Russian вальс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 華爾滋舞, 華爾滋舞曲,圓舞曲…
in Italian valzer…
in Turkish vals, vals dansı…
in Polish walc…
in Spanish vals…
in Vietnamese điệu van xơ…
in Portuguese valsa…
in Thai ดนตรี จังหวะวอลทซ์…
in German der Walzer, Walzer-……
in Catalan vals…
in Japanese ワルツ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 华尔兹舞, 华尔兹舞曲,圆舞曲…
in Indonesian irama walsa…
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