tour jeté

[ French toorzhuh-tey ]

noun,plural tours je·tés [French toorzhuh-tey]. /French tur ʒəˈteɪ/. Ballet.
  1. 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

Words Nearby tour jeté Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024