Definition of “ballerina” - English Dictionary

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“ballerina” in British English

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ballerinanoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbæl.əˈriː.nə/ us /ˌbæl.əˈriː.nə/

Examples from literature

  • It was in France, however, that the ballerina secured her greatest triumph, and the ballet d'action attained its fullest vitality. 
  • She looks half like a Madonna and half like a ballerina, she said. 
  • We had the delectable vision of the Russian ballerina dancing with arms entwined about several maids of Japan. 

(Definition of “ballerina” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ballerina” in American English

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ballerinanoun [ C ]

us /ˌbæl·əˈri·nə/

(Definition of “ballerina” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)