Definition of travers in English:

travers

(also traverse)

noun

  • A movement performed in dressage, in which the horse moves parallel to the side of the arena, with its shoulders carried closer to the wall than its hindquarters and its body curved towards the centre:

    ‘try some travers’
    transit, progress, passing, movement, moving, motion, going, crossing, travelling, traversal, traverse
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Origin

French, from pied de travers foot askew.

Pronunciation

travers

/ˈtravəs/