en tirebouchon

en tire-bouchon

[French ahn teer-boo-shawn]
noun Ballet.
a position in which the thigh of one leg is raised up high to the side and the point of the toe touches the knee of the supporting leg.

Origin:
< French; literally, like a corkscrew

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To en tirebouchon
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: en tire-bouchon
Next Definition: en-
Words Near: en tirebouchon
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for en tirebouchon
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing en tirebouchon
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;