Share this entry

quickstep
American English: /ˈkwɪkˌstɛp/
British English: /ˈkwɪkstɛp/

Translation of quickstep in Spanish:

noun

  • quickstep (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • While an eight-piece orchestra will play waltzes, foxtrots, and quicksteps at the Atrium, the poolside will have a brand new band from Europe.
    • An excellent dance band is playing quicksteps to a large elegant room built for hundreds but tonight seating fewer than a dozen.
    • Rhythmically vigorous - as fiddle tunes and quicksteps are - with never a wasted note, it gets your body moving or your grin going.

Definition of quickstep in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day exemplum
    Pronunciation: iɡˈzempləm
    noun
    an example or model...
    Cultural fact of the day

    rastro

    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.