ballet - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈbæleɪ/
singularballet
pluralballets
  1. [uncountable] a type of dancing used for telling a story, with complicated movements that need great skill and a lot of training

    His dream had been to study ballet.

    1. a.
      [countable] a performance of ballet
    2. b.
      [singular] a group of dancers who perform ballet

      the Bolshoi Ballet