ballet master

  1. a man who trains a ballet company.

Origin of ballet master

First recorded in 1755–65

Words Nearby ballet master Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ballet master in a sentence

  • No one was more fit to lead off the dance in a rebellion, but it could hardly have a worse ballet-master.

  • This gave rise therefore to many bickerings with the ballet master, until at length I learned compliance.

  • He went to Turin as ballet master and met Somis, who induced him to take up the violin and apply himself to serious study.

  • It is true that I refrained at the time from telling Nijinsky what I thought of his efforts as a ballet master.

    An Autobiography | Igor Stravinsky
  • The young ballet master accomplished his task with unquestionable talent.

    An Autobiography | Igor Stravinsky