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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawlts]
    • /wɔlts/
    • /ˈwɒlt.sə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawlts]
    • /wɔlts/

Definitions of waltzer word

  • noun waltzer a ballroom dance, in moderately fast triple meter, in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat. 1
  • noun waltzer a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance. 1
  • noun waltzer Informal. an easy victory or accomplishment: The game was a waltz—we won by four touchdowns. The math exam was a waltz. 1
  • adjective waltzer of, relating to, or characteristic of the waltz, as music, rhythm, or dance: waltz tempo. 1
  • verb without object waltzer to dance or move in a waltz step or rhythm: an invitation to waltz. 1
  • verb without object waltzer Informal. to move breezily or casually: to waltz in late for dinner. to progress easily or successfully (often followed by through): to waltz through an exam. 1

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Origin of waltzer

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
1775-85; back formation from German Walzer a waltz (taken as walz + -er1), derivative of walzen to roll, dance; compare obsolete English walt unsteady, dial. walter to roll

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Waltzer


waltzer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

waltzer usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with waltzer

  • how to make a model waltzer?

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