verb (used without object) Informal.
Origin of sashay
Examples from the Web for sashay
The Drag Race host is set to sashay to the ABC comedy Happy Endings for a guest arc.‘Sister, Sister,’ ‘Brady Bunch Movie’ & More RuPaul Cameos (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In this case, don a pair of pumps, slip into a dress, and sashay into a shiny new job.Boycott the Cross-Dressing Show! ABC’s New Sitcom ‘Work It’ Doesn't Work|Noelle Howey|January 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And watch the backs of the heads of the aura vampires in your life getting tinier and tinier as they sashay away.
"Hope I didn't put away too much fried chicken to sashay properly at the square dance," Bud remarked.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung|Victor Appleton
Get a move on them fried spuds and sashay them down this way, if there's any left when y'u fill your plate, Missou.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West|William MacLeod Raine
In them days they said 'promenade', 'sashay', 'swing corners', 'change partners'.
In that sea and that wind the progress of the Dobson was, as the Cap'n mentally put it, a "sashay."The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
verb (intr) informal
Word Origin for sashay
1836, mangled Englishing of French chassé "gliding step" (in square dancing), literally "chased," past participle of chasser "to chase," from Old French chacier "to hunt," from Vulgar Latin *captiare (see capable, and cf. chase, catch). Related: Sashayed; sashaying. The noun is attested from 1900.