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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Characteristic of or resembling or suitable for a particular dance.

Usage examples (30)
  • Ang Lee's articulate direction, coupled with Yuen Woo-Ping's (The Matrix) balletic martial arts choreography, makes for a devastating one-two punch.
  • John Woo's singular filmmaking style, as well as the first time I heard the term "balletic" used to describe gunplay rather than, well, ballet.
  • The entire 30 seconds of motion is absolutely balletic.
  • The balletic group participated in each basketball match. for more
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