What is sashay?

Some articles on sashay:

Contra Dance Choreography - Contra Dance Figures - Basic Figures For Singles and Pairs
... Roll Away with a Half Sashay Two dancers facing in the same direction, holding hands ... front of the other dancer, who sidesteps (the half sashay) behind to exchange places ... Sashay Partners face each other and hold both hands ...

More definitions of "sashay":

  • (verb): Move sideways.
    Synonyms: sidle
  • (noun): (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading.
    Synonyms: chasse
  • (noun): A square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps.
  • (verb): Perform a chasse step, in ballet.
    Synonyms: chasse