ballet shoe

ballet shoe

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Ballet shoes — Ballet shoes, or ballet slippers, are lightweight shoes designed specifically for ballet dancing. They are made from soft leather, canvas, or satin, and have flexible, thin soles. Ballet shoes are typically available in pink, black, gray, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Ballet boot — The ballet boot is a contemporary style of fetish footwear that merges (the look of) the pointe shoe with the ultimate high heel. The idea (along with the illusion) is to force the wearer s feet almost en pointe , like those of a ballerina, with… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ballet Shoes (novel) — Ballet Shoes is a classic 1936 children s novel by Noel Streatfeild. Ballet Shoes and the other Shoes books have been popular world wide, since their initial publications from 1936 to 1962. [ [ BBC h2g2 The… …   Wikipedia

  • Shoe — This article is about footwear. For other uses, see Shoe (disambiguation). Various shoes for sale in Quarry Bay …   Wikipedia

  • shoe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. footwear; footgear; sandal, espadrille, boot, loafer, casual, sneaker; runner, [tire] casing; [brake] lining. See clothing. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. footwear, foot covering. Types of shoes include:… …   English dictionary for students

  • Ballet flat — store for ballet flats Ballet flats or Dolly shoes are derived from a woman s soft ballet slipper, with a very thin heel or the appearance of no heel at all. The style sometimes features a ribbon like binding around the low tops of the slipper… …   Wikipedia

  • shoe — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy, stout (BrE), strong, sturdy ▪ clumpy (BrE), clunky (AmE) ▪ light …   Collocations dictionary

  • ballet — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ classical, contemporary, modern, romantic ▪ 19th century, 20th century, etc. ▪ narrative, romantic …   Collocations dictionary

  • ballet slipper — 1. a heelless cloth or leather slipper worn by ballet dancers. 2. a woman s shoe similar in form. * * * …   Universalium