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lutz (luːts Pronunciation for lutz



  1. (skating) a jump in which the skater takes off from the back outside edge of one skate, makes one, two, or three turns in the air, and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate

Word Origin

C20: of uncertain origin

Example Sentences Including 'lutz'

However, she also faltered badly on the technical side, falling on the triple lutz in her jump combination and again on an attempted triple.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Jones two-footed her opening triple flip jump and faulted the landing on the triple lutz part of the jump combination.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Though he stumbled on a triple lutz and fell on his quad toe, the new "code of points" scoring system gave Buttle his just reward.
Toronto Sun (2003)


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