[French toor zhuh-tey]
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.
Origin of tour jeté
< French: literally, flung turn
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