ballet slipper
ballet slipper allet slipper n. a heelless slipper specifically designed to be worn by ballet dancers while dancing. [PJC]

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  • ballet slipper — noun or ballet shoe Etymology: ballet (II) 1. : a slipper without a heel made usually of kid or fabric, often reinforced in the toe, and worn by ballet dancers 2. : a woman s shoe for street or evening wear resembling a ballet slipper * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • ballet slipper — ballet′ slip per n. clo a heelless cloth or leather slipper …   From formal English to slang

  • ballet slipper — 1. a heelless cloth or leather slipper worn by ballet dancers. 2. a woman s shoe similar in form. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ballet flat — store for ballet flats Ballet flats or Dolly shoes are derived from a woman s soft ballet slipper, with a very thin heel or the appearance of no heel at all. The style sometimes features a ribbon like binding around the low tops of the slipper… …   Wikipedia

  • slipper — n pump, mule, sandal, moccasin; house shoe, bedroom slipper, loafer, slip on; dancing pump, ballet slipper, opera pump; zori, Sl. flip flop; clog, wooden shoe, Trademark. Dr. Scholls …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ballet shoe — noun see ballet slipper …   Useful english dictionary

  • slipper — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bedroom, carpet (BrE), house (esp. AmE) ▪ comfortable, comfy (informal) ▪ old ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • ballet — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ classical, contemporary, modern, romantic ▪ 19th century, 20th century, etc. ▪ narrative, romantic …   Collocations dictionary

  • Moscow Ballet (United States) — The Moscow Ballet General Information Name The Moscow Ballet Year Founded 1993 Founders Akiva Talmi (AKA Clifford Fields) Principal venue Moscow Ballet 27 E Housatonic St. Pittsfield, MA 01201 …   Wikipedia

  • Cinderella (Prokofiev) — For the 1948 production of this ballet, see Cinderella (Ashton). For the Petipa/Checcetti/Ivanov ballet of 1893, see Cinderella (Fitinhof Schell). Cinderella (Russian: Золушка, Zolushka) is a ballet, Op. 87, composed by Sergei Prokofiev to a… …   Wikipedia

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