American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A principal woman dancer in a ballet company.
- n. A woman ballet dancer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female ballet-dancer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A female ballet dancer.
- n. a female ballet dancer
- Borrowed from Italian ballerina. (Wiktionary)
- Italian, from ballare, to dance, from Late Latin ballāre, from Greek ballizein; see ball2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Tiptoeing like a ballerina is the power of art to transform us.”
“•A ballerina is losing her skin on House (Fox, 8 ET/PT), and the good doctor may be losing his mind.”
“I removed my cap to reveal a slipping hairstyle (going, going, almost gone) and did a pirouette, graceful as a walrus in ballerina tights.”
“Bozo The Neoclown says: ooohhhhh, dunce power, still waiting for you to answer my questions. spin ballerina, spin all around!”
“(The ballerina is holding an arabesque on the doorstep of Loys’s cottage, which would be hilarious if tried in performance.)”
“The movie follows an affair between a politician and a ballerina, which is “affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.””
“Following The New York Timesarticle calling the ballerina allegedly chubby claiming she had "eaten one sugar plum too many", I went to go see the New York City Ballet's rendition of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, not only to get into the mood for Christmas, but also because I found it highly improbable that a ballerina would be anything close to "fat.”
“I mean look, Britney Spears isn ` t known as a ballerina, so there wasn ` t a lot of pliaes (ph) being thrown around there.”
“This, though, is only one of the ways we see Degas' tiny ballerina, which is why we just can't stop looking at her.”
“The movie follows an affair between a politician and a ballerina, which is "affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ballerina’.
Rosarians have names for thousands of varieties of roses.
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
A general collection of the sort of words that make me happy when I hear or read them in everyday conversation and writing.
Looking for tweets for ballerina.