poussette


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pous·sette

 (po͞o-sĕt′)
n.
A country-dance figure in which couples or a couple join hands and swing around the floor.

[French, pushpin, diminutive of obsolete pousse, a push, from pousser, to push, from Old French poulser, pousser, to push, from Latin pulsāre, frequentative of pellere, to push; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

poussette

(puːˈsɛt)
n
(Dancing) a figure in country dancing in which couples hold hands and move up or down the set to change positions
vb
(Dancing) (intr) to perform such a figure
[C19: from French, from pousser to push]

poussette


Past participle: poussetted
Gerund: poussetting

Imperative
poussette
poussette
Present
I poussette
you poussette
he/she/it poussettes
we poussette
you poussette
they poussette
Preterite
I poussetted
you poussetted
he/she/it poussetted
we poussetted
you poussetted
they poussetted
Present Continuous
I am poussetting
you are poussetting
he/she/it is poussetting
we are poussetting
you are poussetting
they are poussetting
Present Perfect
I have poussetted
you have poussetted
he/she/it has poussetted
we have poussetted
you have poussetted
they have poussetted
Past Continuous
I was poussetting
you were poussetting
he/she/it was poussetting
we were poussetting
you were poussetting
they were poussetting
Past Perfect
I had poussetted
you had poussetted
he/she/it had poussetted
we had poussetted
you had poussetted
they had poussetted
Future
I will poussette
you will poussette
he/she/it will poussette
we will poussette
you will poussette
they will poussette
Future Perfect
I will have poussetted
you will have poussetted
he/she/it will have poussetted
we will have poussetted
you will have poussetted
they will have poussetted
Future Continuous
I will be poussetting
you will be poussetting
he/she/it will be poussetting
we will be poussetting
you will be poussetting
they will be poussetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been poussetting
you have been poussetting
he/she/it has been poussetting
we have been poussetting
you have been poussetting
they have been poussetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been poussetting
you will have been poussetting
he/she/it will have been poussetting
we will have been poussetting
you will have been poussetting
they will have been poussetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been poussetting
you had been poussetting
he/she/it had been poussetting
we had been poussetting
you had been poussetting
they had been poussetting
Conditional
I would poussette
you would poussette
he/she/it would poussette
we would poussette
you would poussette
they would poussette
Past Conditional
I would have poussetted
you would have poussetted
he/she/it would have poussetted
we would have poussetted
you would have poussetted
they would have poussetted
References in classic literature ?
Pickwick--hands across--down the middle to the very end of the room, and half-way up the chimney, back again to the door-- poussette everywhere--loud stamp on the ground--ready for the next couple--off again--all the figure over once more--another stamp to beat out the time--next couple, and the next, and the next again--never was such going; at last, after they had reached the bottom of the dance, and full fourteen couple after the old lady had retired in an exhausted state, and the clergyman's wife had been substituted in her stead, did that gentleman, when there was no demand whatever on his exertions, keep perpetually dancing in his place, to keep time to the music, smiling on his partner all the while with a blandness of demeanour which baffles all description.
Le hic dans cette affaire qui suscite tant de reactions controversees reside, bel et bien, dans la fameuse poussette bien que legere de Ronaldo, sans aucun signe de violence.
Et nombreux ont fait les frais de leurs propos juges deplaces ou encore d'une poussette de l'epaule envers un arbitre dont l'auteur, Leonardo, a ete banni de tout exercice dans le monde du football par la federation francaise.
J'ai eu une belle poussette, un parc flambant neuf, du linge, ils m'ont vraiment accompagnee eh, ils m'ont amenee a faire des appels.
2) Il ira jusqu'a la blesser involontairement en lui faisant visiter un zoo a toute vitesse dans une poussette pour ne pas rater un rendez-vous important.
16) These figures are followed by a poussette and a final figure explicitly linking the dance in form and style with the quadrilles: "The Chase or Procession as in "Les Landers" 7 Chasses & jette assemble.
On a pu me rencontrer, pendant la guerre 1914-1918, poussant une << poussette >> chargee de sacs de croutes que j'allais chercher chez un boulanger de la rue de Grenelle et que je ramenais dans mon bureau du Mercure, pour les emporter ensuite chez moi par portions.
Vous ne verrez rien, ni les morts, ni les pleurs, ni les cris, ni le chaos, vous ne verrez que la poussette de l'enfant israE[umlaut]lien qui grelotte de peur parce que le mE[umlaut]chant barbu pourrait le tuer.
Ami Scharger, qui a passe le concert a rechauffer son westie et son caniche, Buttercup et Lucas, sous une couverture dans leur poussette, a, pour sa part, vu dans ce concert une victoire pour les amoureux des chiens, apres que New York eut recemment mis fin a l'interdiction d'emmener le meilleur ami de l'homme en terrasse de restaurant.
She made her debut with the company in 1959, singing the small role of Poussette in Massenet's Manon, and honed her craft with a series of comprimario roles.
un veux-tu (ceil) fondit de poussette (branches) en poussette et vint se poser sur le nord de ma boussole.