Definition of grand jeté in US English:

grand jeté


  • A jump in which a dancer springs from one foot to land on the other with one leg forward of their body and the other stretched backward while in the air.

    • ‘She has a grand jeté that she easily split from an almost standing start.’
    • ‘I'm having trouble getting enough height when doing a grand jeté.’


grand jeté

/ˌɡräN ZHəˈtā/