Definition of corps de ballet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


corps de ballet

BrE BrE//ˌkɔː də ˈbæleɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɔːr də bæˈleɪ//
[countable + singular or plural verb] (from French)
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dancers in a ballet company who dance together as a group Word Originearly 19th cent.: French.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: corps de ballet