noun,plural sou·bre·sauts [soo-bruh-sohz; French soo-bruh-soh]. /ˌsu brəˈsoʊz; French su brəˈsoʊ/. Ballet.
a jump performed with the legs held together and the body erect but slightly curved to the side.
From French, dating back to 1840–50; see origin at somersault
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