pas de chat

\ ˌpä-də-ˈsha How to pronounce pas de chat (audio) \
plural pas de chat\ ˌpä-​də-​ˈsha How to pronounce pas de chat (audio) \

Definition of pas de chat

: a ballet leap from one foot to the other in which the feet are drawn up and the knees are bent so that the legs form a diamond

First Known Use of pas de chat

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pas de chat

French, literally, cat's step

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The first known use of pas de chat was in 1914

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