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Definition of "ballet-dancer" [ballet-dancer]

  • One who dances in a theatrical or operatic ballet. See ballet, 1. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "ballet-dancer" in a sentence
  • "To quote a dictum of Simon, what a horse does under compulsion he does blindly, and his performance is no more beautiful than would be that of a ballet-dancer taught by whip and goad."
  • "And yet in the presence of the man she had this instant begun to hate vehemently, she forced the kind of smile which a ballet-dancer puts on for the public."
  • "He started with a sort of ballet-dancer run, shivering his feathers out fluffily as he went."