Definition and Meanings for ballet
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Part of Speech of ballet
Etymology of ballet
Meaning of ballet
as noun, noun
- 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.
- the company of persons who perform the ballet.
- a light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, -- most common with the elizabethan madrigal composers; -- also spelled ballett.
- a bearing in coats of arms, representing one or more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc., according to color.