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Ballet meaning

ballet - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. An artistic dance performed as a theatrical entertainment, or an interlude, by a number of persons, usually women. Sometimes, a scene accompanied by pantomime and dancing.
  2. 2. The company of persons who perform the ballet.
  3. 3. A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, - most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
  4. 4. A theatrical scene performed by dancing.

ballet - examples of usage

  1. The first example of the abbreviated ballet skirt, reaching to the knee, is given in the portrait of an actress personating Le Zephyr, about the middle of the 18th century.
  2. There is a wonderful new ballet which every one is going to see.
  3. This ballet, she remarked, is wonderful.
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