haute école

noun
\ ˌōt-ā-ˈkȯl How to pronounce haute école (audio) , -ˈkəl \

Definition of haute école

: a highly stylized form of classical riding : advanced dressage

First Known Use of haute école

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haute école

French, literally, high school

Buying Guide

Learn French with language apps selected by our Reviews team.

Learn More About haute école

Time Traveler for haute école

Time Traveler

The first known use of haute école was in 1858

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near haute école

haute cuisine

haute école

haute-lisse

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for haute école

Cite this Entry

“Haute école.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haute%20%C3%A9cole. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!