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Disco vs Ballet - What's the difference?

disco | ballet |

As a verb disco

is .

As a noun ballet is

a classical form of dance.




  • (countable, slightly dated) A short form of discotheque , a nightclub for dancing.
  • (uncountable) A genre of dance music that was popular in the , characterized by elements of soul music with a strong Latin-American beat and often accompanied by pulsating lights.
  • Synonyms

    * (place for dancing ): club, nightclub


    (en verb)
  • To dance disco-style dances.
  • To go to discotheques.
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    (wikipedia ballet)


    (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 ----