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waltzer

Line breaks: waltz¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːl(t)sə
 
, ˈwɒl-/

Definition of waltzer in English:

noun

1A person who dances the waltz.
Example sentences
  • It is expected that the event will attract a large entry of waltzers and dancers from over a wide area.
  • In a night of unprecedented nostalgia the rockers, the jivers and the waltzers descended on the ‘ballroom of romance’.
  • Perfect wedding music, though at a pace that'll be a bit tough for waltzers at a country wedding.
1.1A fairground ride in which cars spin round as they are carried round an undulating track.
Example sentences
  • The girl band, The Honeyz, opened the Treetop Twister - described as a bit like riding a fairground waltzer on top of a roller coaster - after a 30-minute concert on May 20.
  • It was where, as a teenager, he saw the fairground showmen set up camp with waltzers, dodgems and swingboats, bringing the promise of a merry-go-round of girls with beehive hairdos and stiletto heels.
  • Should I sees Colt and bass player Gemma Cullingford hovering between coquettish innocence and a full-blown teen tantrum in TopShop; Anamoy is like a ride on a waltzer with X-Ray Spex.

Words that rhyme with waltzer

balsa

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