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.
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.
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.
Les promenades en poussette ou a pied les mettent juste au niveau-des pots d'echappement, ce qui les expose plus encore.
Ou encore le Bresilien Leonardo, directeur sportif du PSG, qui a ecope d'une annee de suspension pour avoir fait une petite poussette sur l'arbitre, Castro, lors du match PSG-VA (1-1).
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.
Brody S, Carlstrom K, Lagrelius A, Lunell N-O, Mollerstrom G, Poussette A.
Samia, une des membres de l'equipe de plongee etait effaree d'avoir trouve un refrigerateur et une poussette d'enfant gisant au fond du port sans compter un nombre incalculable de pneus et de sachets de jute remplis de gravats.
The New Year finds her at the Dallas Opera for Poussette in Massenet's Manon (Feb.
Certains portent sur le dos le sac plein de materiels alors que d'autres les charrient dans une poussette.
beaucoup moins que] Il y a des mamans qui viennent avec des poussettes, des personnes agees qui n'aiment pas emprunter les escaliers [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il fait savoir.