Lutz definition

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A jump in figure skating in which the skater takes off from the back outer edge of one skate and makes one full rotation before landing on the back outer edge of the other skate.
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(figure skating) A jump in which the skater takes off from one skate, does one full turn in the air, and lands on the other skate.
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(figure skating) A jump in which the skater takes off from the back outside edge of one skate, rotates counterclockwise and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lutz
Plural:
lutzes

Origin of lutz

  • After Alois Lutz (1898–1918), Austrian figure skater

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the surname of Australian skater Alois Lutz who invented the jump.

    From Wiktionary