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pas British & World English

A step in dancing, especially in classical ballet

PAS British & World English

Power-assisted steering

PA British & World English

Personal assistant

faux pas British & World English

An embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation

pas seul British & World English

A dance for one person

faux pas English Thesaurus

I committed a faux pas which they never let me forget

faux pas New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

embarrassing or tactless mistake

pas de chat British & World English

A jump in which each foot in turn is raised to the opposite knee

pas de deux British & World English

A dance for two people, typically a man and a woman

pas de trois British & World English

A dance for three people

pas de chat New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

jump raising each foot to the knee

pas de basque British & World English

A ballet step in three beats, with a circular movement of the right leg on the second beat

pas de bourrée British & World English

A sideways step in which one foot crosses behind or in front of the other

pas de quatre British & World English

A dance for four people

Nord-Pas-de-Calais British & World English

A region of northern France, on the border with Belgium

glissé British & World English

A movement in which weight is transferred from one foot, which is slid outward from the body and briefly extended off the ground, to the other, which is then brought to meet it