Definition of dressage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdresɑːʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdresɑːʒ//
[uncountable] Equine sports
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a set of controlled movements that a rider trains a horse to perform; a competition in which these movements are performed to win prizes for dressage See related entries: Equine sports Word Origin1930s: from French, literally ‘training’, from dresser ‘to train’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dressage