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cotillion División en sílabas: co·til·lion
Pronunciación: /kəˈtilyən/

Definición de cotillion en inglés:

sustantivo

1An 18th-century French dance based on the contredanse.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She brushed off his request to dance the second cotillion with him, using the graceful, courteous snubbery he had spent so long teaching her.
  • They danced the first cotillion mechanically.
  • The group continued to talk until Tony led Christina out onto the floor to dance a cotillion.
2US A formal ball, especially one at which debutantes are presented.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Knights' social functions - formal dinners, balls, and cotillions - also reflected members' aspirations toward middle-class refinement.
  • The old Society page, with its news of old-family weddings, cotillions, and charity balls, began everywhere to be replaced in newspapers by the Style page, a very different thing.
  • I've never been much for balls and cotillions though I have to attend them endlessly.

Origen

Early 18th century: from French cotillon, literally 'petticoat dance', diminutive of cotte, from Old French cote.

Palabras que riman con cotillion

Abbevillian, Azilian, Brazilian, caecilian, Castilian, Chilean, Churchillian, civilian, crocodilian, epyllion, Gillian, Lilian, Maximilian, Pamphylian, pavilion, postilion, Quintilian, reptilian, Sicilian, Tamilian, vaudevillian, vermilion, Virgilian

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Pronunciación: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly