fouetté

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fouetté

(fwete)
n
(Ballet) a step in ballet in which the dancer stands on one foot and makes a whiplike movement with the other
[C19: French, past participle of fouetter to whip, from fouet a whip]
fouette - A spectacular pirouette in which the ballerina whips her raised leg around in an eggbeater motion while spinning on the other leg.
See also related terms for spinning.

fouetté

(a whipped movement). A step executed on pointe, the working leg whipped out to the side and in to the knee with a slight circular movement, frequently combined with turns as fouetté en tournant, to which it gives momentum.
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Attempts at classical movement break and yet one female dancer regains her control and whips off more than 50 fouette turns as if she were in ``Swan Lake.
She also danced her way into the record books last year after completing the highest number of consecutive fouette motions.
Have you practiced that fouette section a million times but are still worried about it?
De son regard, il balaie la salle, comme fouette, il se met sur ses petites jambes en tendant le haik a sa mere.
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It's hard for dancers to focus on telling a story when they're thinking about hitting a back tuck or nailing fouette turns.
At her most recent show, she was whipping off fouette turns with the apparatus.
One of them was orphaned at the age of three when her mother, a ballerina of dubious distinction, impaled herself on the first violinist's bow after a series of uncontrolled fouette voyages.
Do a fouette section in canon, and have each line drop out one by one," she suggests.