noun, plural pol·kas.
verb (used without object), pol·kaed, pol·ka·ing.
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Origin of polka
Words nearby polka
Example sentences from the Web for polka
Above the notes of praise is a small photo of Guerin wearing a polka dot tie and pocket square, staring at you like a sociopath.
You might learn that the songs sound like a cross between mariachi and polka and come from the norteño folk tradition.Are Narcocorrido Mexican Drug Ballads Really That Bad?|Jimmy So|November 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The sister was dressed in traditional Roma dress—covered in a pink, furry, polka dot dressing gown.Blonde Child Reunited With Roma Family After Irish Police Blunder|Tom Sykes|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was dressed casually in skinny jeans, a polka dot Zara top and a green Ralph Lauren blazer jacket.Kate Bounces Back To Pre-Baby Shape Just Five and a Half Weeks After Giving Birth|Tom Sykes|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Polka dots merge into Dior logos, culminating in a faceless chainsaw-wielding mannequin.
"Than the Pope has of the polka," chimed in a very Irish accent from the corner of the carriage.Tales Of The Trains|Charles James Lever
Though now that you speak of it, I do remember meeting a very talkative dame dressed in a polka dot.The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug|Arthur Scott Bailey
But the polka mania raged with little abatement for a good ten years.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England, Vol. I (of 4).--1841-1857|Charles L. Graves
The valse deux temps keeps its precedence in Europe as the favourite measure, varied with galop, polka, and polka mazourka.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
Pablo was filled with remorse after having engaged himself for the polka.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds
British Dictionary definitions for polka
noun plural -kas
verb -kas, -kaing or -kaed
Word Origin for polka
Cultural definitions for polka
A lively dance for couples, originating in eastern Europe.