capriole

Definitions of capriole
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n a playful leap or hop

Synonyms:
caper
Type of:
bounce, bound, leap, leaping, saltation, spring
a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

n (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump

Type of:
jump, jumping
the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

v perform a capriole, in ballet

Type of:
dance
move in a graceful and rhythmical way

v perform a capriole, of horses in dressage

Type of:
bound, jump, leap, spring
move forward by leaps and bounds

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