poussette


pous·sette

verb \pü-ˈset\
pous·sett·edpous·sett·ing

Definition of POUSSETTE

intransitive verb
:  to swing in a semicircle with hands joined with one's partner in a country-dance

Origin of POUSSETTE

French, game in which contestants cross pins with each attempting to get his pin on top, from pousser to push
First Known Use: 1798

Other Dance Terms

attitude, honor, saltatory, sashay, taw

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