Definition of schottische in English:

schottische

Line breaks: schot|tische
Pronunciation: /ʃɒˈtiːʃ
 
, ˈʃɒtɪʃ
 
/

noun

  • A slow polka.
    More example sentences
    • The Canadian schottische and co were the dances that people did at the Saturday night bible class dances that passed for teenage social life in early 1960s Dunedin.
    • First I needed ‘Cotton-Eyed Joe’ and the schottische.
    • There must be routs and balls beneath sparkling chandeliers, where young gallants whirl doe-eyed, bare-shouldered girls in the schottische and the carmagnole.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German der schottische Tanz 'the Scottish dance'.

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