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Meaning of BALLET

Pronunciation:  ba'ley

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Bal"let`\, n. [F., a dim. of bal dance. See 2d {Ball},
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

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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