Definition of lutz
: a backward figure-skating jump with a takeoff from the outside edge of one skate followed by a full turn in the air and a landing on the outside edge of the other skate
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Chen’s flawed but gritty performance in the free skate, which included a fall on her triple lutz, did let the United States secure the maximum three entries in the women’s event for the 2018 Olympics.
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Origin and Etymology of lutz
probably irregular from Gustave Lussi †1993 American (Swiss-born) figure-skating coach
First Known Use: 1938See Words from the same year
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