[ French toor zhuh-tey ]
/ French tur ʒəˈteɪ /
noun, plural tours je·tés [French toor zhuh-tey]. /French tur ʒəˈteɪ/. Ballet.
a movement in which the dancer leaps from one foot, makes a half turn in the air, and lands on the other foot.
DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of tour jeté
<French: literally, flung turn
Words nearby tour jeté
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020