Meaning of waltz
Pronunciation: (wôlts), [key]
- a ballroom dance, in moderately fast triple meter, in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat.
- a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
- an easy victory or accomplishment: The game was a waltz—we won by four touchdowns. The math exam was a waltz.
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the waltz, as music, rhythm, or dance: waltz tempo.
- to dance or move in a waltz step or rhythm: an invitation to waltz.
- to waltz in late for dinner.
- to move breezily or casually:to waltz in late for dinner.
- to progress easily or successfully (often fol. by through):to waltz through an exam.
- to lead (a partner) in dancing a waltz.
- to move or lead briskly and easily: He waltzed us right into the governor's office.
- to fill (a period of time) with waltzing (often fol. by away, through, etc.): They waltzed the night away.
- waltz (Thesaurus)