Jacklyn Dougherty Tire-bouchon, en [ahn teer-boo-SHAWN]. Corkscrew. Dancers position in which the leg is raised so that the thigh is in the second position, the tip pointed toe touches the knee of the supporting leg. A pirouette in this position, when done with a reverse movement, gives the impression of a corkscrew.
Ballet Glossary Jacklyn Dougherty

Tire-bouchon, en [ahn teer-boo-SHAWN]. Corkscrew. Dancers position in which the leg is raised so that the thigh is in the second position, the tip pointed toe touches the knee of the supporting leg. A pirouette in this position, when done with a reverse movement, gives the impression of a corkscrew.