curvet curvet

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
  2. (v) perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of a horse

Usage(s):

  1. Elizabeth's Winston, pestered by a swarm of thunder flies, began to curvet alarmingly.
  2. Tigers walk treadmills, horses curvet superbly and Harry Rittely sits atop seven tables and topples over backwards.
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/ə ˈfɪ nə ti /