Definition of sashay verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sashay

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sashay
BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪ//
 
he / she / it sashays
BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪz//
 
past simple sashayed
BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪd//
 
past participle sashayed
BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪd//
 
-ing form sashaying
BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] + adv./prep. to walk in a very confident but relaxed way, especially in order to be noticed I watched her as she sashayed across the room. Word Origin mid 19th cent. (as a verb): alteration of chassé.
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