échappé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French.

NounEdit

échappé (plural échappés)

  1. (ballet) A movement performed in ballet involving a leap from both feet simultaneously.
    • 1991: Peter F. Ostwald, Vaslav Nijinsky: A Leap Into Madness
      A certain mystique has always been attached to his extraordinary leaps. “Suddenly a tremendous jump straight up, grand échappé, his legs firmly locked,” [...]

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

échappé m (feminine échappée, masculine plural échappés, feminine plural échappées)

  1. past participle of échapper

NounEdit

échappé m (plural échappés, feminine échappée)

  1. escapee
Last modified on 8 January 2014, at 17:56