dégagé

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adjective dé·ga·gé \ ˌdā-ˌgä-ˈzhā \

Definition of dégagé

1 :free of constraint :nonchalant
2 :being free and easy
  • clothes with a dégagé look
3 :extended with toe pointed in preparation for a ballet step

Origin and Etymology of dégagé

French, from past participle of dégager to put at ease, from Old French desgagier to redeem a pledge, free, from des- de- + gage pledge — more at gage


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