noun, plural valses [vals] /vals/. French. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for valse

Historical Examples of valse

  • Oh, I do certainly hope he plays that lovely Valse Poupée as an encore!

  • But he was lost upon the valse and struck languidly and out of time.

    Journeys to Bagdad

    Charles S. Brooks

  • The hour for farewell struck, she gave him a rose, and he improvised a valse for her.

  • "Gliding" is the word that has been applied to the smooth brilliance of the Potocka valse.

    The Pianolist

    Gustav Kobb

  • From valse to nocturne, from sonata to prelude, her fancy ran.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

British Dictionary definitions for valse



another word, esp used in the titles of some pieces of music, for waltz
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