If you describe someone's movements as balletic, you mean that they have some of the graceful qualities of ballet.

The subject seems to dance with balletic grace.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • balletic — alletic adj. of or pertaining to ballet[1]. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balletic — bal|let|ic [bəˈletık] adj movements that are balletic are graceful like the movements in ballet ▪ a balletic leap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • balletic — bal|let|ic [ bə letık ] adjective a balletic movement is very graceful and controlled …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • balletic — UK [bəˈletɪk] / US adjective a balletic movement is very graceful and controlled …   English dictionary

  • balletic — ballet ► NOUN 1) an artistic dance form performed to music, using formalized steps and gestures. 2) a creative work of this form or the music written for it. DERIVATIVES balletic adjective. ORIGIN Italian balletto a little dance …   English terms dictionary

  • balletic — adjective see ballet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • balletic — See ballet. * * * …   Universalium

  • balletic — adjective Pertaining to or suitable for ballet …   Wiktionary

  • balletic — Synonyms and related words: actor proof, all star, ballet, cinematic, cinematographic, dance, dancing, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, film, filmic, ham, hammy, histrionic, legitimate, melodramatic, milked, monodramatic, movie, operatic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • balletic — adj. of or pertaining to ballet; resembling ballet …   English contemporary dictionary

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