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parkour

Syllabification: par·kour
Pronunciation: /pärˈko͝or
 
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(also parcour)

Definition of parkour in English:

noun

The activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area, typically in an urban environment, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping, and climbing.
Example sentences
  • Looking for different ways to jump an obstacle is a creative thing in parkour.
  • Well, Belle is the founder of an entirely new extreme sport known as parkour.
  • Jumping over a bench in P.E. class isn't creative, but parkour forces you to think about how you can jump.

Origin

early 21st century: French, alteration of parcours 'route, course'.

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