Pirouetted
Pirouette Pir`ou*ette", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pirouetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pirouetting}.] [F. pirouetter.] To perform a pirouette; to whirl, like a dancer. [1913 Webster]

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  • pirouetted — pir·ou·ette || ‚pɪrÊŠ et n. full spin performed on the points of the toes or on one foot (Ballet) v. whirl, spin, rotate (Ballet); perform a pirouette, make a spin on one foot or on the points of the toes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pirouette — [[t]pɪ̱rue̱t[/t]] pirouettes, pirouetting, pirouetted 1) N COUNT A pirouette is a movement in ballet dancing. The dancer stands on one foot and spins their body round fast. Virginia Zucci of the Russian Ballet was famous for her pirouettes. 2)… …   English dictionary

  • pirouette — UK [ˌpɪruˈet] / US noun [countable] Word forms pirouette : singular pirouette plural pirouettes a movement in which a dancer spins round quickly while balancing on the toes of one foot Derived word: pirouette UK / US verb intransitive Word forms… …   English dictionary

  • Pirouette — Pir ou*ette , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pirouetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pirouetting}.] [F. pirouetter.] To perform a pirouette; to whirl, like a dancer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pirouetting — Pirouette Pir ou*ette , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pirouetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pirouetting}.] [F. pirouetter.] To perform a pirouette; to whirl, like a dancer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pirouette — /pir ooh et /, n., v., pirouetted, pirouetting. n. 1. a whirling about on one foot or on the points of the toes, as in ballet dancing. 2. Dressage. a complete turn in which the horse uses its hind legs as a pivot. v.i. 3. to perform a pirouette;… …   Universalium

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