how to pronounce waltz


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the above transcription of waltz is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

waltz is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of waltz in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… establishment called waltz and during …”

meanings of waltz


  1. To move briskly and unhesitatingly, especially in an inappropriately casual manner, or when unannounced or uninvited.
  2. To accomplish a task with little effort.
  3. To move with fanfare.
  4. To dance the waltz (with).


  1. A piece of music for this dance (or in triple time).
  2. A ballroom dance in 3/4 time.
  3. A simple task.


  1. A surname​.

waltz frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word waltz occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics waltz can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that waltz can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to waltz


words that rhyme with waltz


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