: a ballet movement in which the foot is extended in any direction usually followed by a beat against the supporting foot
Examples of battement in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebControl of your rigid torso while your foot shoots upward from the hip in a battement.
Chloe Angyal, Marie Claire, 22 Apr. 2021
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