dégagé

adjective
dé·​ga·​gé | \ ˌdā-ˌgä-ˈzhā How to pronounce dégagé (audio) \

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

First Known Use of dégagé

1696, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for 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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