- ballast pocket,
- ballast resistor,
- ballet blanc,
- ballet flat,
- ballet master
Origin of ballerina
Examples from the Web for ballerina
Not necessarily having a big fat ass, because ballerina bodies are in.#ButtSchool - How Porn Stars Work Out: Pop Physique Promises the Perfect Derriere|Aurora Snow|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was bisexual and a ballerina, and this was while I was at the Atlantic Theater Company in Vermont.Jessica Alba on 'Sin City,' Typecasting, and How Homophobia Pushed Her Away From the Church|Marlow Stern|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After seeing Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova perform in Cairo, Iolas knew he wanted to be an artiste.
Like the gymnast and the ballerina, the distance runner is often defined by drive and compulsion.Are Female Long-Distance Runners More Prone To Suicidal Depression?|Emily de la Bruyere|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vin Baker Baker was one of those big men who moved like a ballerina.
A duke sent me an invitation to take supper with him, as if I were a ballerina!The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
Yes; that is her stepmother—the stepmother of the ballerina.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
She could dance like a ballerina by herself, but she could not count "one-two-three-four" twice in succession.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
The ballerina poked a long red cardboard nose down under the hood, squeaking in high falsetto.Ragna|Anna Miller Costantini
"She looks half like a Madonna and half like a ballerina," she said.Roderick Hudson|Henry James
Word Origin for ballerina
1792, from Italian ballerina, literally "dancing girl," fem. of ballerino "dancer," from ballo "a dance" (see ball (n.2)). The Italian plural form ballerine formerly sometimes was used in English.