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Meaning of BALLET

Pronunciation:  ba'ley

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a theatrical representation of a story performed to music by ballet dancers
  2. [n]  music written for a ballet
 

BALLET is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: concert dance
 
 See Also: act, chasse, choreography, classical ballet, comedy ballet, duet, glissade, modern ballet, music, pas de deux, pas seul, sashay, stage dancing, variation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bal"let`\, n. [F., a dim. of bal dance. See 2d {Ball},
n.]
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. The company of persons who perform the ballet.

3. (Mus.) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden
   or chorus, -- most common with the Elizabethan madrigal
   composers.

4. (Her.) A bearing in coats of arms, representing one or
   more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc.,
   according to color.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are watching a ballet symbolizes balance, cooperation, and harmony. Dreaming of or wear ballet slippers, represents your understanding of the principles of balance and grace. You carry yourself with much poise and get along well with others.
 
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