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Definition of Ballet

Ballet

  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. A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, -- most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
  4. A bearing in coats of arms, representing one or more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc., according to color.

Ballet Quotations

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
Angelina Jolie

It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, 'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.' By then, pigs will be your style.
Quentin Crisp

Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
Andy Rooney

I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine.
Rita Rudner

I'm enamored with the art world. Anytime you look at anything that's considered artistic, there's a commercial world around it: the ballet, opera, any kind of music. It can't exist without it.
Steve Martin
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Ballet Translations

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ballet in French is ballet
ballet in German is Ballett
ballet in Spanish is ballet
ballet in Swedish is balett

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