ballonné

[ bal-uh-ney; French ba-law-ney ]
/ ˌbæl əˈneɪ; French ba lɔˈneɪ /

noun, plural bal·lon·nés [bal-uh-neyz; French ba-law-ney] /ˌbæl əˈneɪz; French ba lɔˈneɪ/. Ballet.

a broad leap with a battement to the front, side, or back.

Nearby words

  1. ballium,
  2. ballocks,
  3. ballon,
  4. ballon d'essai,
  5. ballonet,
  6. balloon,
  7. balloon angioplasty,
  8. balloon barrage,
  9. balloon chuck,
  10. balloon clock

Origin of ballonné

1770–80; < French: literally, ballooned, i.e. done like a balloon

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