terre à terre

adjective \¦terə¦te(ə)r\

Definition of terre à terre

  1. 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. 2 :  lacking in imagination :  matter-of-fact, prosaic

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Origin and Etymology of terre à terre

French, literally, earth to earth

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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