Definitions for: Promenade


[n] a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
[n] a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
[n] a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
[n] a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
[n] a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
[v] take a walk
[v] march in a procession



Webster (1913) Definition: Prom`e*nade", n. [F. (with a foreign suffix), from
promener to lead, take for a walk, se promener to walk, from
L. prominare to drive forward or along; pro forward + minare
to drive animals. See Amenable, Menace.]
1. A walk for pleasure, display, or exercise. --Burke.

2. A place for walking; a public walk. --Bp. Montagu.


Prom`e*nade", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Promenaded; p.
pr. & vb. n. Promenading.]
To walk for pleasure, display, or exercise.

Synonyms: amble, mall, parade, perambulation, prom, ramble, saunter, stroll, stroll, troop

See Also: ball, ball, contra danse, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance, esplanade, march, march, marching, paseo, process, square dance, square dancing, walk, walk, walk, walkabout, walkway

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