polonaise

See also: Polonaise

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French polonaise (Polish).

PronunciationEdit

 
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NounEdit

polonaise (plural polonaises)

  1. (dance) A stately Polish dance in triple time and moderate tempo.
  2. (music) Music for this dance.
  3. A woman's dress having a tight bodice and a skirt divided to show a coloured underskirt.
  4. A short overcoat bordered with fur.
  5. (cooking) A garnish made with melted butter, breadcrumbs, and herbs.
  6. Synonym of Polish bed

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

polonaise (third-person singular simple present polonaises, present participle polonaising, simple past and past participle polonaised)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the polonaise.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɔ.lɔ.nɛz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛz

AdjectiveEdit

polonaise

  1. feminine singular of polonais
    Ma femme est moitié polonaise, moitié allemande.
    My wife is half Polish, half German.

NounEdit

polonaise f (plural polonaises)

  1. polonaise
    Synonym: polacca