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ballet master

noun
  1. a man who trains a ballet company.
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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

Historical Examples

  • At this point the company broke forth in admiration of the ballet-master.

    The Symposium

    Xenophon

  • She married Milano, the harlequin and ballet-master, who was at the Eagle circa 1847.

  • 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

    Compton Mackenzie

  • The ballet-master refused, and the lady swore she would not dance it at all.