Definitions for: Waltz


[n] a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat
[n] music composed in triple time for waltzing
[v] dance a waltz



Webster (1913) Definition: Waltz, n. [G. walzer, from walzen to roll, revolve,
dance, OHG. walzan to roll; akin to AS. wealtan. See
Welter.]
A dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a
whirling motion; also, a piece of music composed in triple
measure for this kind of dance.


Waltz, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Waltzed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Waltzing.]
To dance a waltz.

Synonyms: valse, waltz around

See Also: ballroom dance, ballroom dancing, ballroom music, dance, dance music, danceroom music, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

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Famous Quotes Containing Waltz:


By the time The Band did The Last Waltz, the chemistry had changed, and it wasn't a thrill anymore to live that studio kind of life.

-- Levon Helm (American Musician)

Some days I would be there at ten in the morning and wouldn't leave till ten at night, and the others would waltz in for a couple of hours and then leave, because I was doing that painting thing. And they were happy to see that being done.

-- Lindsey Buckingham (American Musician)

My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the kettle to boil. This pleasure is for the old who live alone.

-- Florida Scott-Maxwell (American Writer)

I began to write a kind of waltz and in a little more than an hour I had the theme written.

-- Maurice Jarre (French Composer)

Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one?

-- Rocky Marciano (American Athlete)

My most difficult thing so far, to be brutally honest, has been to waltz as if I knew what I was doing.

-- Richard Roxburgh (Australian Actor)

Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.

-- Larry David (American Actor)


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