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Lyrical vs Ballet - What's the difference?

lyrical | ballet |

As an adjective lyrical

is appropriate for or suggestive of singing.

As a noun ballet is

a classical form of dance.




(en adjective)
  • Appropriate for or suggestive of singing.
  • Expressive of emotion.
  • ballet


    (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 ----