Definition of recorte in English:

recorte

noun

  • A movement of a torero's cape or muleta which causes the bull to turn so sharply it comes to a stop.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Spanish recorte, specifically sense of recorte action of cutting or trimming from recortar to cut or trim from re- + cortar to cut, shorten from classical Latin curtāre.

Pronunciation

recorte

/rəˈkɔːteɪ/