What is the meaning, origin and usage of word ‘Sashay’?

Meaning: A verb, “sashay” means to walk in an an ostentatious or conspicuous manner, with exaggerated movements

Origin: The word is borrowed from the French word chassé, which refers to a dance step in which a slide on one foot is followed closely by a slide on the other foot. It comes from the French verb chasser, meaning “to chase.”

Usage: As sashyed about in her gown into the ballroom, all eyes were glued at her.

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