Definition of schottische in English:

schottische

noun

  • A slow polka.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There must be routs and balls beneath sparkling chandeliers, where young gallants whirl doe-eyed, bare-shouldered girls in the schottische and the carmagnole.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

schottische

/ˈSHädiSH/