Definition of relevé in English:
1 Ballet A movement in which the dancer rises on the tips of the toes.
- However, in a series of relevés sur la pointe to arabesque she has an unfortunate jerk to her chin as she hits her balance.
- When you get to the point where the body hits the correct attitude line, your attention is taken up with the next difficulty such as promenading in that attitude, or balancing it in relevé, for instance.
- She can come down out of a relevé while she's still turning, for a quiet deceleration, or descend into plié to start a new jump or traverse.
French, literally 'raised up'.
Definition of relevé in:
- US English dictionary
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