• (British) IPA: /ˈpɹɒmənɑːd/, /pɹɒməˈnɑːd/, /ˈpɹɒməneɪd/, /pɹɒməˈneɪd/
  • (America) IPA: /pɹɑməˈneɪd/, /pɹɑməˈnɑd/

promenade (plural promenades)

  1. (formal) A prom dance.
  2. A walk taken for pleasure, display, or exercise; a stroll.
  3. A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise, especially a terrace by the seaside.
    • 1900, Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams, Avon (publisher), (translated by James Strachey) pg. 235:
      The present dream in particular scarcely left any room for doubt, since the place where my patient fell was the Graben, a part of Vienna notorious as a promenade for prostitutes.
  4. A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.
Synonyms Translations Verb

promenade (promenades, present participle promenading; past and past participle promenaded)

  1. To walk for amusement, show, or exercise.
  2. To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.

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