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capriole División en sílabas: cap·ri·ole
Pronunciación: /ˈkaprēˌōl/

Definición de capriole en inglés:


1A movement performed in classical riding, in which the horse leaps from the ground and kicks out with its hind legs.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There's this one, the capriole, where the horse jumps up and snaps his hind legs out.
  • Not knowing a pesade from a pirouette or a courbette from a capriole, I was seduced by the riders' dashing livery of black boots, white tights, brown dress coat and gilded bicorn hat, and the ambiance of aristocratic Vienna.
  • The haute école of classical equitation includes movements with direct military application, like the capriole which was originally intended to enable a horseman to use his steed to kick an attacker approaching from behind.
1.1A leap or caper in dancing, especially a cabriole.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It sometimes had goats' feet, and the word itself means ‘the leap of the goat’ - a meaning it still retains in ballet in the leap called the capriole.
  • They were not acted to the accompaniment of mere commonplace gestures like a play, nor danced in imitative caprioles like a ballet.
  • Seyffert, too, hung on a rope, flung from the dome, was hurled up again and again thereby performed the most stunning caprioles.


Late 16th century: from obsolete French (now cabriole), from Italian capriola 'leap', from capriolo 'roebuck', from Latin capreolus, diminutive of caper, capr- 'goat'.

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