balletomane[bə let′ə mān′]
balletomane definition by Webster's New World
a person enthusiastic about the ballet
Origin: French ; from Italian balletto (see ballet) plush French manie, mania
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- balletomania noun
balletomane definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An ardent admirer of the ballet.
Origin: French : ballet, ballet; see ballet + -mane, ardent admirer (from Greek -manēs; see men-1 in Indo-European roots).
- bal·letˌo·maˈni·a noun