Definition of brisé in English:

brisé

noun

Ballet
  • A jump in which the dancer sweeps one leg into the air to the side while jumping off the other, brings both legs together in the air and beats them before landing.

    • ‘A pirouette, a brisé, two arabesques and she's gone.’
    • ‘They consist mainly of dances in the style brisé arranged in suites.’
    • ‘She was perhaps too perky as the girl, although her buoyant brisés were enticing.’
    • ‘There is nothing more complicated than a brisé.’

Origin

Late 18th century: French, literally broken.

Pronunciation

brisé

/brēˈzā/