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How to Pronounce minuets?

Correct pronunciation for the word "minuets" is [mˌɪnjuːˈɛts], [mˌɪnjuːˈɛts], [m_ˌɪ_n_j_uː_ˈɛ_t_s].

"Minuets" in context

The minuet is a beautiful, traditional dance style that has been popular throughout the centuries. It originated in France during the Baroque period, and is still performed today by dancers all around the world. The minuet is a stately, graceful dance, with a characteristic three-beat rhythm. There are many variations of steps and figures, but the Minuet typically involves taking one step forward and a retreat to the original position, a series of turns, and a graceful stroll. The music traditionally is in a triple meter, usually in moderate tempo.

What are similar-sounding words for minuets?

Usage over time for minuets:

This graph shows how "minuets" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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