balletomane balletomane


  • (n) a ballet enthusiast


  1. Largely because the five are led by a man so tough and tight-lipped that he would make Bulldog Drummond seem like a pacifist balletomane, they pull off this miraculous stunt.
  2. A balletomane, Baudouin also observes more distant stars as an impassioned private astronomer, while Fabiola writes books for other people's children; they have none of their own.


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    After a decade as a ballerina, Jamie Wolf left the New York City Ballet to design a jewelry line full-time in 2006. (She's most famous for designing Natalie Portman's wedding ring after the two met on the set of Black Swan.) Now, she's linked up with balletomane Derek Lam on ... More »
    on April 16, 2014     Source: New York Magazine

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