verb (used without object)
- to move breezily or casually: to waltz in late for dinner.
- to progress easily or successfully (often followed by through): to waltz through an exam.
verb (used with object)
Origin of waltz
Examples from the Web for waltzer
“We threw out a couple hundred pounds of fish, easily,” said Waltzer.New York’s Sushi Business Comes Back After Hurricane Sandy|Lauren Streib|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A classic instance of this variety of tic is Ros., long known at Bictre as "the waltzer."Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Word Origin for waltz
1794, from waltz (n.). Meaning "to move nimbly" is recorded from 1862. Related: Waltzed; waltzing.
dance performed to music in triple time, 1781, from German Waltzer, from walzen "to roll, dance," from Old High German walzan "to turn, roll," from Proto-Germanic *walt- (cf. Old Norse velta), from PIE root *wel- "to turn, revolve" (see volvox). Described in 1825 as "a riotous and indecent German dance."