Demi-pointe Definition

dĕmē-point, də-mē-pwăɴt
A position in ballet in which the dancer is on the balls of the feet.
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Origin of Demi-pointe

  • French demi- demi- (from demi half) (from Old French demi-) pointe pointe pointe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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