Definition of jeté in English:

jeté

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Pronunciation: /ˈʒɛteɪ
 
, ʒəˈteɪ/

noun

Ballet
A jump in which a dancer springs from one foot to land on the other with one leg extended outwards from the body while in the air. See also grand jeté, petit jeté.
More example sentences
  • There was a beautifully pregnant pause in the finish of tour jetés, which allowed us to see the stretched and steady arabesque in landing.
  • Both danced their socks off - and it's not often that I have seen grand jetés performed so simultaneously by a couple!
  • And they must land from jeté turned-in - everything they learned not to do at school.

Origin

French, past participle of jeter 'to throw'.

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