terre à terre

adjective
\¦terə¦te(ə)r\

Definition of terre à terre 

1a : performed on or close to the ground or floor : performed with little elevation terre à terre dancing

b : performing with the feet close to the ground terre à terre dancer

2 : lacking in imagination : matter-of-fact, prosaic

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History and Etymology for terre à terre

French, literally, earth to earth

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