Definition of pointe noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pointe

 noun
noun
NAmE//pɔɪnt//
 
, NAmE//pwænt//
 
[uncountable](also pointes
NAmE//pwænt//
 
[plural]
)
 
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a position in ballet in which a dancer balances on the tips (= ends) of his/her toes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pointe