[ ey-sha-pey, ey-shap-ey; French ey-sha-pey ]
/ ˌeɪ ʃæˈpeɪ, eɪˈʃæp eɪ; French eɪ ʃaˈpeɪ /
noun, plural é·chap·pés [ey-sha-peyz, ey-shap-eyz; French ey-sha-pey] /ˌeɪ ʃæˈpeɪz, eɪˈʃæp eɪz; French eɪ ʃaˈpeɪ/.
a ballet movement in which the dancer jumps from the fifth position and lands on the toes or the balls of the feet in the second position.
Words nearby échappé
Origin of échappé
< French, past participle of échapper to escape
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