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A female ballet dancer.
The star female ballet performer in the company.
Italian from ballare to dance from Late Latin ballāre from Greek ballizein ball2
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Borrowed from Italian ballerina.
Will she ever become the ballerina she longs to be?
And I have a very gifted dramatic ballerina Leticia Muller - the best since Lynn Seymour, that's what I would say.
The fact that such a famous ballerina chose Shirley to compose for her new show is a triumph for Shirley.
The Museum has a large collection of material relating to the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, given to the Museum in the 1930s.
Thank goodness that Drosselmeyer was still part of the action and somebody on stage knew how to treat a principal ballerina.
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