Definition of pas de quatre in English:

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pas de quatre

Pronunciation: /ˌpä də ˈkatrə/

noun (plural same)

A dance for four people.
Example sentences
  • Taylor had done a similar job on Martha Graham in the pas de quatre plus chair, set to ‘Some Jazz Blues,’ in Oh, You Kid!
  • They rounded out the Russian part of the program, which also included the pas de quatre from Sleeping Beauty's Act III.
  • Brown belatedly brought up the rear when a pas de quatre was needed.


French, literally 'step of four'.

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Syllabification: pas de qua·tre

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