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Definition of "valse" []

  • A ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "valse" in a sentence
  • "-- For a man to be fond of shuffling and twirling himself out of the dignity of step which nature gave him -- picking his way through a quadrille like a goose upon red hot bricks, or gyrating like a bad teetotum in what English fashionables are pleased to term a "valse" -- I never see a man thus occupied without a fervent desire to kick him."
  • "That it has been and why it has been called valse au petit chien need here only be recalled to the reader's recollection"
  • "a sort of slow valse, which is called the Habanera, and I was walking with my partner, a beautiful Spanish Mexican, with tiny feet, under the arcades which ran round the patio, when she pulled a straw-covered cigarette out of her pocket and lighted it."