There are 2 definitions of chasse in English:

chasse

Line breaks: chasse
Pronunciation: /ʃas
 
/

noun

A liqueur drunk after coffee.

Origin

French, abbreviation of chasse-café, literally 'chase-coffee'.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈmɛːrɪən
noun
a person who studies and writes about grammar

There are 2 definitions of chasse in English:

chassé

Line breaks: chassé
Pronunciation: /ˈʃaseɪ
 
/

noun

A gliding step in dancing in which one foot displaces the other.
More example sentences
  • When they were all dancing together to the same beat and doing the same arabesques, chassés, pliés and pirouettes, the sound of their feet was not uniform as it should be, rather, it was the sound of a hail storm, everybody at a different beat.
  • The basic polka step consists of a preparatory hop followed by a chasse done first to the left and then to the right.

verb (chassés, chasséing, chasséd)

[no object] Back to top  
Perform a chassé.
More example sentences
  • Skillfully, they chasse out, uniformly break into deep contractions, then spiral down to the floor.

Origin

French, literally 'chased'.

More definitions of chasse

Definition of chassé in: