Definition of pas de bourrée in English:

pas de bourrée

Syllabification: pas de bour·rée
Pronunciation: /ˌpä də bo͞oˈrā


  • A sideways step in which one foot crosses behind or in front of the other.
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    • The pas de bourrée is also referred to as ‘cross, side, front.’
    • Yes, there are many variations on pas de bourrée.


French, literally 'bourrée step'.

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