[ soo-bruh-soh; French soo-bruh-soh ]

noun,plural sou·bre·sauts [soo-bruh-sohz; French soo-bruh-soh]. /ˌsu brəˈsoʊz; French su brəˈsoʊ/. Ballet.
  1. a jump performed with the legs held together and the body erect but slightly curved to the side.

Origin of soubresaut

From French, dating back to 1840–50; see origin at somersault

Words Nearby soubresaut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023