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ballerino

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ballerino (plural ballerinos)

  1. The star male ballet performer of the company.
    • 2007 June 17, David Colman, “The Merman of La Scala”, New York Times:
      As aware as you are, though, consider how much more keenly the leaping ballerinas and ballerinos of the world feel the tow with every move they make.

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ballerino m (feminine ballerina, masculine plural ballerini, feminine plural ballerine)

  1. dancing
  2. unstable, fluctuating

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ballerino m (plural ballerini, feminine ballerina)

  1. dancer, ballet dancer (male) hoofer

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