Definition of travers in English:

travers

(also traverse)

Pronunciation /ˈtravərs/ /trəˈvərs/ /ˈtrævərs/

noun

  • A movement performed in dressage, in which the horse moves parallel to the side of the arena, with its shoulders carried closer to the wall than its hindquarters and its body curved toward the center.

    ‘try some travers’
    transit, progress, passing, movement, moving, motion, going, crossing, travelling, traversal, traverse

Origin

French, from pied de travers ‘foot askew’.

Pronunciation

travers

/ˈtravərs/ /trəˈvərs/ /ˈtrævərs/