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noun ma·nège \ma-ˈnezh, mə-, -ˈnāzh\

Definition of manège

  1. 1 :  a school for teaching horsemanship and for training horses

  2. 2 :  the art of horsemanship or of training horses

  3. 3 :  the movements or paces of a trained horse

Variants of manège



play \ma-ˈnezh, mə-, -ˈnāzh\

Origin and Etymology of manège

French manège, from Italian maneggio training of a horse — more at manage

First Known Use: 1644

Rhymes with manège

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