Pirouette

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Pirouette Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
  • do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance

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  • (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pirouette'


  • Pirouette (dressage): A Pirouette is a French word for the Ballet reference, "to whirl about." "A pirouette is a two-track lateral movement asked of a horse in ...
  • Pirouette (disambiguation): A pirouette is a type of dance turn. Pirouette may also refer to: Pirouette (cookie), a type of rolled wafer. Pirouette (dressage), an ...

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  • Buckingham Palace guard 'pirouette' video under investigation
    A Grenadier Guardsman who was captured on camera apparently dancing pirouettes in front of Buckingham Palace is under investigation, the Army said Wednesday. The Ministry of Defence said it was seeking to ascertain whether the video was genuine and find out who the soldier was. An Army spokeswoman said: "We are aware of the video. Although the video was " Read more on this news related to 'Pirouette'
  • Army investigates Buckingham Palace guard who put on a show for tourists
    YouTube video shows Grenadier Guardsman appearing to pirouette and perform silly walks while on patrol A Grenadier Guardsman who appeared to entertain tourists by pirouetting and performing silly walks while keeping guard outside Buckingham Palace is being investigated by the army. The unidentified soldier was filmed while on duty outside the Queen's official Read more on this news related to 'Pirouette'
  • See Ya', Spinorama: NHL rule changes include faceoffs, penalty shot/shootout, trapezoid adjustments
    The NHL likes to tinker. NHL players no longer have an eternity to complete their penalty shot and shootout attempts with a slow-motion pirouette. The 'Spin-O-Rama' move, as described in Section 24.2 of the 2013-14 NHL Rule Book, will no longer be permitted either in Penalty Shot situations or in the Shootout. Read more on this news related to 'Pirouette'

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