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1. ballet

noun. ['bæˈleɪ'] a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers.

Synonyms

  • classical ballet
  • choreography
  • concert dance
  • act
  • pas de quatre
  • pas de trois
  • comedy ballet
  • pas de deux
  • stage dancing
  • modern ballet

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • activity
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • ballet (French)
  • balletto (Italian)

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Rhymes with Ballet

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

How do you pronounce ballet?

Pronounce ballet as bæˈleɪ.

US - How to pronounce ballet in American English

UK - How to pronounce ballet in British English

Sentences with ballet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rock a light pink day dress with ballet flats for shopping or brunch.

Quotes about ballet


1. What 'War and Peace' is to the novel and 'Hamlet' is to the theater, Swan Lake' is to ballet - that is, the name which to many people stands for and sums up an art form.
- Robert Gottlieb

2. Ballet is an incredibly difficult, beautiful art form that takes a lot of training, a lot of time, and a lot of hard work.
- Sutton Foster

3. Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage.
- Steve Sabol

2. ballet

noun. ['bæˈleɪ'] music written for a ballet.

Antonyms

  • underact

Etymology

  • ballet (French)
  • balletto (Italian)
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