Definitions for ballerinaˌbæl əˈri nə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bal•le•ri•naˌbæl əˈri nə(n.)(pl.)-nas.

  1. a female ballet dancer.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of ballerina:

1785–95; < It, fem. of ballerino professional dancer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballerina, danseuse(noun)

    a female ballet dancer

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ballerina(noun)ˌbæl əˈri nə

    a female ballet dancer


  1. ballerina(Noun)

    A female ballet dancer.

  2. ballerina(Noun)

    A male ballet dancer.

  3. Origin: Borrowed from ballerina.

Translations for ballerina

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a female (often principal) ballet-dancer

Pavlova was a famous ballerina.

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