Acrobatics vs Ballet - What's the difference?

acrobatics | ballet |


As nouns the difference between acrobatics and ballet

is that acrobatics is the art of performing acrobatic gymnastic feats while ballet is a classical form of dance.

acrobatics

English

Noun

(wikipedia acrobatics) (-)
  • The art of performing acrobatic gymnastic feats.
  • A spectacular display of agility.
  • ballet

    English

    (wikipedia ballet)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A classical form of dance.
  • A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story.
  • The company of persons who perform this dance.
  • (music) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa-la burden or chorus, most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
  • (heraldry) A bearing in coats of arms representing one or more balls, called bezants, plates, etc., according to colour.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Derived terms

    * ballet dancer * ballet flats * ballet music

    See also

    * mime * modern dance ----