Definitions for pas de deuxˌpɑ də ˈdœ; ˈdœ, ˈdœz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pas de deuxˌpɑ də ˈdœ; ˈdœ, ˈdœz(n.)(pl.)pas de deux

  1. a dance for two persons.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. a set dance for a ballerina and a danseur noble, consisting typically of an entrée, an adagio, a variation for each dancer, and a coda.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of pas de deux:

1755–65; < F: lit., step for two

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pas de deux, duet(noun)

    (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)


  1. pas de deux(Noun)

    A dance performed by two dancers.

  2. Origin: loan term from French


  1. Pas de deux

    In ballet, a pas de deux is a type of duet. It usually consists of an entrée, adagio, two variations, and a coda.


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