Definition of soubresaut in English:

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soubresaut

Pronunciation: /ˌso͞obrəˈsō/

noun (plural pronounced same)

Ballet
A straight-legged jump from both feet with the toes pointed and feet together, one behind the other.
Example sentences
  • Next, she does glissade side to the right, changing feet, and an assemble right followed by an assemble left and soubresaut.
  • A simple and good combination to help the dancer work on perfecting the action of glissade closing fifth, including establishing second or fourth in the air, is glissade in a box followed by three glissades to the side, changing feet each time, and a soubresaut, finishing in a fifth position plié, ready to repeat to the other side.

Origin

French.

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Syllabification: sou·bre·saut

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