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glissade

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verb glis·sade \gli-ˈsäd, -ˈsād\

Definition of glissade

glissaded

glissading

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to perform a ballet glissade

  3. 2 :  to slide in a standing or squatting position down a snow-covered slope without the aid of skis

glissader

noun


Origin and Etymology of glissade

French, noun, slide, glissade, from glisser to slide, from Old French glicier, alteration of glier, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German glītan to glide


First Known Use: 1837


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glissade

noun glis·sade

Definition of glissade

  1. 1 :  a gliding step in ballet

  2. 2 :  the action of glissading




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