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  • v. Present participle of waltz.


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  • I’m afraid I’ll have nightmares about soldiergirl and Lt. Cameltoestein waltzing in their brownshirts with Rush Limbaugh and Dead Reagan at some Confederate militia hoedown.

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  • Marling, the singer-songwriter with the whitest blonde hair and a maturity well beyond her 21 years, refers to a waltzing track off her strikingly poised third album

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  • You must have heard of it under the name of waltzing, that is rolling and turning, though the rolling is not horizontal but perpendicular.

    Byron's Poetical Works, Volume 1

  • The first couple at the waltzing was a very fine tall girl, of two or three and twenty, in the full bloom and growth of limb and feature, and a fellow with huge whiskers, a long tail, and woollen night-cap; he was a soldier, and from the more than usual glances of the girl, I presumed was her lover.

    Biographia Epistolaris, Volume 1.

  • The thing kept turning round slowly as it drifted --- kind of waltzing, don't you know.

    The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories

  • He'd heard a noise and rushed out, and there the little thing was kind of waltzing in the moonlight, whirling round and round and having a splendid time.

    Ma Pettengill

  • Apparently, the definition "waltzing"/a waltz has been diminished to the extent that now it just refers to two objects moving together.


  • It's an old school album opener, the kind of waltzing, slow-stomper (literally) that builds and builds ... leading surely into what will be the (gentle) pop explosion of Track 2.

    Sound Bites

  • In a little book on fancy varieties of mice, in which there is much valuable information concerning the care of the animals, one who styles himself "An old fancier" writes thus of the behavior of the dancer: "I believe most people have an idea that the waltzing is a stately dance executed on the hind feet; this is not so.

    The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior

  • On the floor of the dancing-room, which opened out at the rear, three couples were waltzing drearily to the strains of a violin and a piano.

    Chapter 1


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