Definition of schottische in English:

schottische

noun

  • A slow polka.

    • ‘There must be routs and balls beneath sparkling chandeliers, where young gallants whirl doe-eyed, bare-shouldered girls in the schottische and the carmagnole.’
    • ‘First I needed ‘Cotton-Eyed Joe’ and the schottische.’
    • ‘The Canadian schottische and co were the dances that people did at the Saturday night bible class dances that passed for teenage social life in early 1960s Dunedin.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from German der schottische Tanz ‘the Scottish dance’.

Pronunciation

schottische

/ˈʃɑdɪʃ//ˈSHädiSH/