Definition of dégagé in English:
Unconcerned or unconstrained; relaxed.
- For fashion folk, there was added frisson in Finney's voluminous white shirt: the lustiness and dégagé elegance of its frills and pleats catching the eye.
- His manners are graceful and winning in the extreme - quiet, affable and dignified, yet cordial and dégagés.
- Jean affected a somewhat dégagé manner and a perceptible swagger.
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A movement in which weight is shifted from one foot to the other in preparation for the execution of a step.
- Battements dégagés strengthen the toes, develop the instep and improve the flexibility of the ankle joint.
- She describes them as being similar to battements dégagés, but with the working foot striking the supporting leg at the ankle instead of closing into fifth position.
late 17th century: French, past participle of dégager 'set free'.
Definition of dégagé in:
- US English dictionary