Definition of pas de trois in English:

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pas de trois

Pronunciation: /ˌpɑː də ˈtrwʌ/

noun (plural same)

A dance for three people.
Example sentences
  • Dancers from the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago performed this enigmatic pas de trois.
  • There were notable performances in the Act 1 pas de trois.
  • The strength of the company's male dancers was well displayed in the several exciting pas de trois for men which celebrate male camaraderie.


French, literally 'step of three'.

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