Pirouette

Double click on any word to get a popup explanation of the word and sample sentences
Dictionary | Wikipedia | Synonyms | News

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

Definitions from Wiktionary


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

Would you like to add your own explaination to this word 'Pirouette'?

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 dressage, in which
  • 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 equestrian movement

Words and phrases related to 'Pirouette'



Pirouette Sample Sentences in News


  • The Eugenie Bouchard ‘twirl’ should make us all mad
    During a post-match interview a couple of days ago at the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard was asked by an interviewer working for the tourney, Ian Cohen, to “give us a twirl” to show off her outfit. In the clip I saw, Bouchard looks surprised and reluctant but, at the urging of Cohen and the crowd, performs her pirouette. Then she buries her face in her hand Read more on this news related to 'Pirouette'
  • Eugenie Bouchard advances at Australian Open, on-court presenter asks her to 'Give us a twirl'
    "A twirl, like a pirouette, here you go," coaxed her white-haired interviewer on Margaret Court Arena, urging the Wimbledon runner-up to show the crowd her outfit, a pink skirt and top with bright yellow straps. During her post-match news conference Bouchard spoke first about her dominating 6-0, 6-3 win over Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in just 54 min Read more on this news related to 'Pirouette'
  • Bouchard calls request for on-court twirl 'unexpected'
    Eugenie Bouchard's jaw dropped a little and her eyes went wide when the male presenter conducting her on-court interview at the Australian Open made an unusual request: ''Can you give us a twirl?'' ''A twirl?'' the 20-year-old Canadian asked. ''A twirl, like a pirouette, here you go,'' coaxed her white-haired int Read more on this news related to 'Pirouette'

Want to be famous? Add your definition to the meaning of 'Pirouette'


Search for more meaning of 'Pirouette' on the web