Etymology

1. polka

noun. ['ˈpoʊlkɑː, ˈpoʊkɑː'] music performed for dancing the polka.

Etymology

  • polka (Czech)

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Words that Rhyme with Polka

  • matsuoka
  • yoshioka
  • shizuoka
  • nishioka
  • muraoka
  • morioka
  • kataoka
  • fukuoka
  • fujioka
  • carioca
  • soroka
  • seroka
  • savoca
  • larocca
  • iacocca
  • darocha
  • sroka
  • arocha
  • aloka
  • roka
  • rocha
  • roca
  • moka
  • mocha
  • moca
  • loca
  • cocca
  • coca
  • ciocca
  • bocce

Example sentences of the word polka


1. Noun, singular or mass
Water the polka dot plant often enough to keep the soil slightly moist.

2. Adjective
Pink polka dot plants prefer moist soil but suffer if soil remains soggy.

Quotes containing the word polka


1. With just one polka dot, nothing can be achieved. In the universe, there is the sun, the moon, the earth, and hundreds of millions of stars. All of us live in the unfathomable mystery and infinitude of the universe. Pursuing 'philosophy of the universe' through art under such circumstances has led me to what I call 'stereotypical repetition.'
- Yayoi Kusama

2. We are not going to die."Butters stared up at me, pale, his eyes terrified. "We're not?""No. And do you know why?"He shook his head. "Because Thomas is too pretty to die. And because I'm too stubborn to die."I hauled on the shirt even harder. "And most of all because tomorrow is Oktoberfest, Butters, and polka will never die.
- Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

2. polka

noun. ['ˈpoʊlkɑː, ˈpoʊkɑː'] a Bohemian dance with 3 steps and a hop in fast time.

Synonyms

  • folk dance

Etymology

  • polka (Czech)

3. polka

verb. ['ˈpoʊlkɑː, ˈpoʊkɑː'] dance a polka.

Synonyms

  • dance
  • trip the light fantastic

Etymology

  • polka (Czech)
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