Definition of soubresaut in English:

soubresaut

noun

Ballet
  • A straight-legged jump from both feet with the toes pointed and feet together, one behind the other.

    • ‘Next, she does glissade side to the right, changing feet, and an assemble right followed by an assemble left and soubresaut.’
    • ‘A simple and good combination to help the dancer work on perfecting the action of glissade closing fifth, including establishing second or fourth in the air, is glissade in a box followed by three glissades to the side, changing feet each time, and a soubresaut, finishing in a fifth position plié, ready to repeat to the other side.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

soubresaut

/ˌso͞obrəˈsō/