Free and relaxed in manner; casual.
In dance, a pointing of the foot in which the foot leaves the floor.
Free and easy or unconstrained in manner or attitude.
Uncommitted, uninvolved, detached, etc.
With leg extended and arched foot pointing.
Origin of degage
- French past participle of dégager to disengage from Old French desgagier des- de- gage pledge (of Germanic origin)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition