Definition of grand jeté in English:

grand jeté

Syllabification: grand je·té
Pronunciation: /ˈgräN ZHəˈtā


  • A jump in which a dancer springs from one foot to land on the other with one leg forward of their body and the other stretched backward while in the air.
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    • She has a grand jeté that she easily split from an almost standing start.
    • I'm having trouble getting enough height when doing a grand jeté.

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