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sashay

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a short trip for pleasure
  • just a little weekend sashay we took to get away from it all

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sashay

verb

Synonyms of sashay (Entry 2 of 2)

to walk with exaggerated arm and leg movements
  • the svelte young models sashayed down the catwalk with practiced insouciance

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“Sashay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sashay. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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