Definition of Prima ballerina

1. Noun. A leading female ballet dancer.

Generic synonyms: Ballerina, Danseuse



Definition of Prima ballerina

1. Noun. The leading ballerina in a dance company. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Prima ballerina

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1. Imaginary Interviews by William Dean Howells (1910)
"... and have the great planetary splendor of the prima ballerina come swiftly floating down the centre to the very footlights, beaming right and left? ..."

2. Dramatic Criticism by James Thomas Grein (1902)
"Nor, too, does London know a better prima ballerina than Mdlle. Adeline Genee. She is a delightful mistress of her craft, and, although she is, ..."

3. Venetian Life by William Dean Howells (1883)
"The prima ballerina has all the difficult grace and far-fetched arts of the prima ballerina of flesh and blood; and when the enthusiastic audience calls her ..."

4. Teatro comico by Tommaso Gherardi del Testa, Harry Glicksman (1874)
"La mia si chiama Narcisa prima ballerina in congedo del teatro di Napoli. Pispini. Fortunato briccone! la conosco; รจ una bella donna, alta, ..."

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