Definition of traceur in English:


Syllabification: tra·ceur
Pronunciation: /ˈtrāsər, träˈsər


A person who takes part in the activity of parkour or free running: railings, walls, stairs, benches, and concrete structures are all there to be conquered, say the traceurs
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  • The fictional plot centred around the Yamakasi, a group of traceurs despised by the police for causing havoc in the neighbourhood.
  • It also seems that London traceurs have been exploring the potential for parkour around the estate architecture.
  • In trying to free themselves from social restraints, the traceurs create and foster their own.


early 21st century: French, literally 'tracer'.

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