1. A classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set inintricate, flowing patterns to
create expression through movement.

2. A theatrical entertainment in which ballet dancing and music, often with scenery and costumes, combine to tell a story, establish an emotional atmosphere, etc.

3. An interlude of ballet in an operatic performance.

4. A company of ballet dancers.

5. The musical score for a ballet: the brilliant ballets of Tchaikovsky.

6. A dance or ballet like performance: a nice-skating ballet.
1660–70; < French, Middle French< Italian balletto

Related forms

bal·let·ic [ba-let-ik], adjective
bal·let·i·cal·ly, adverb

Can be confused: ballad, ballet,ballot.

Related Words for : Ballet
Concert dance