ballet slipper

ballet slipper
noun or ballet shoe
Etymology: ballet (II)
1. : a slipper without a heel made usually of kid or fabric, often reinforced in the toe, and worn by ballet dancers
2. : a woman's shoe for street or evening wear resembling a ballet slipper

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1. a heelless cloth or leather slipper worn by ballet dancers.
2. a woman's shoe similar in form.

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ballet slipper,
1. a type of soft, low-cut, narrow-soled shoe without laces or heel, sometimes padded in the toe, worn for ballet dancing.
2. any one of various women's or girls' shoes patterned on this.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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