Synonyms for beguine

1. Beguine (n.)

(Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life


2. beguine (n.)

a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba


3. beguine (n.)

music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance