Translation of "ballet" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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balletnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈbæl.eɪ/ us /bælˈeɪ/

B1 a type of dancing where carefully organized movements tell a story or express an idea, or a theatre work that uses this type of dancing

a ballet dancer 芭蕾舞女演员
By the age of 15 he had already composed his first ballet (= music for a ballet). 他15岁就写出了第一首芭蕾舞曲。

More examples

  • Does she study classical ballet or modern ballet?
  • The set for the ballet is minimalist - three white walls and a chair.
  • Natalie is, without a doubt, the star student in this year's ballet class.
  • Thanks for inviting me, but ballet isn't really my cup of tea.
  • I did tap classes as well as ballet.

(Translation of “ballet” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)