Definición de piaffe en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /pɪˈaf/


(also piaffer /pɪˈafə/) A movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse executes a slow elevated trot without moving forward: a piaffe calls for more collection than a measured trot [mass noun]: he showed a lot of potential in passage and piaffe
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Stopping in the center of the arena they performed a piaffe worthy of international competition.
  • She recently worked with a clinician to teach her horse half-steps, which precede training the piaffe.
  • The horse is taken through a series of tests, such as the pirouette, piaffe and passage, in a walk, trot and canter.


[no object]
(Of a horse) perform a piaffe.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • "My daughter once saw a professional whose horse piaffed backward out of the ring," she says.
  • The stallion piaffed, cantered, did shoulders-in and half-passes.
  • Milo obediently piaffed and passaged, and I was very proud of him and keen to show his talent for the difficult work.


Mid 18th century: from French piaffer 'to strut'.

Palabras que riman con piaffe

caff, carafe, faff, gaff, gaffe, naff, Najaf, Taff

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Saltos de línea: pi¦affe

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