Definition of poussette in English:

poussette

noun

  • In country dancing: a figure in which dancers join both hands with a partner and change places with another couple; an act of poussetting.

verb

  • no object In country dancing: to perform a figure in which dancers join both hands with a partner and change places with another couple.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Moore (1779–1852), poet. Probably either from poussette, or independently from French poussette<br>late 18th century; earliest use found in Ladies Physiognomonical Mirror. Apparently from French poussette, name of a children's game.

Pronunciation

poussette

/puːˈsɛt/