balletic balletic


  • (adj) characteristic of or resembling or suitable for ballet


  1. Combat was balletic and mercifully blood-free.
  2. Like an Iron Chef, she dices and slices her husband's killers, and anyone who works for them, in scenes of balletic carnography.
  3. And the accoutrements of rhythmic gymnastics the hoop, the swirling ribbon divert from the balletic grace of the athletes.


  • From Zidane to Cruyff, Ronaldo, Bale and Iniesta: Great Turns in GIFs

    The best players possess a natural grace. There's a balletic quality to the way they move with the ball and a poise immune to the frightening pace of the game around them. Lionel Messi has it. Cristiano Ronaldo has it. Neymar has it. Pele, Maradona , George Best, Franz Beckenbauer , Johan Cruyff , Alfredo Di Stefano and other defining players of their era had it. But while we are reminded most ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. Barnes said: "Look at the footwork and co-ordination - it can be very effective." "He is not one of our favourite people, but Ronaldo's footwork is very balletic at times."
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: John Barnes Source: Liverpool Echo

  2. "They always told me that I wasn't artistic enough," Mr. Stojko said from Mexico, where he's now coaching. "They always wanted a softer, more balletic style."
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Elvis Stojko Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "The Fourth, which is really the Concert Fantasia, is unjustly neglected," Hough says. "It's a very attractive, balletic piece. The Third wasn't finished, and had a curious history - it started life as a sketch for what Tchaikovsky thought...
    on Jul 10, 2009 By: Stephen Hough Source: Times Online

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