Young men practicing the sport of parkour.
An example of parkour is how a criminal runs through a park and clears tables, walls and other structures with ease in an action movie chase scene.
Origin of parkourFrench from respelling of parcours course ( as in parcours du combattant obstacle course (literally, “combatant's course”) ) from Old French right to drive animals in an area, route from Medieval Latin percursus from past participle of Latin percurrere to run through, rove ; see percurrent .
(third-person singular simple present parkours, present participle parkouring, simple past and past participle parkoured)
- (intransitive) To freerun; to use parkour (to move over).
From French parkour, altered spelling of parcours.