ballroom
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbɔːlɹuːm/, /ˈbɔːlɹʊm/
Noun

ballroom (plural ballrooms)

  1. A large room used for dancing and banquets.
    • 1909, Archibald Marshall [pseudonym; Arthur Hammond Marshall], chapter I, in The Squire’s Daughter, London: Methuen, OCLC 12026604 ↗; republished New York, N.Y.: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1919, OCLC 491297620 ↗:
      The boy became volubly friendly and bubbling over with unexpected humour and high spirits. He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. Nobody would miss them, he explained.
  2. A type of elegant dance.
Translations
  • French: salle de bal
  • German: Ballsaal
  • Italian: sala da ballo, balera
  • Portuguese: salão de baile
  • Russian: танцева́льный зал
  • Spanish: salón de baile
Translations Verb

ballroom (ballrooms, present participle ballrooming; past and past participle ballroomed)

  1. (intransitive) To take part in ballroom dancing.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary