- a man who trains a ballet company.
Origin of ballet master
First recorded in 1755–65
Also called maître de ballet.
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Examples from the Web for ballet master
At this point the company broke forth in admiration of the ballet-master.The Symposium
She married Milano, the harlequin and ballet-master, who was at the Eagle circa 1847.Cremorne and the Later London Gardens
There are young Frenchmen here who would be the admiration of the ballet-master.Mlle. Fouchette
Charles Theodore Murray
The ballet-master began to count the steps for the final movement.Carnival
The ballet-master refused, and the lady swore she would not dance it at all.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III