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."