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Definición de pointe en inglés:

sustantivo (plural pronounced igual)

Ballet
1The tips of the toes: she stalks onstage on steely pointes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her pointes spark; her arms rise as if unveiling sculpture; and, when her leg swings out into a forthright arabesque, it's like a candid remark from the young, the bright, and the beautiful.
  • Since the women had on pointe shoes we were given the treat of silent pointes.
  • It was that Bengal tiger of a ballerina, Sofiane Sylve, stalking onstage on steely pointes, as if France itself had come to explicate this most elusive of texts.
1.1 (also pointe work) [mass noun] Dance performed on the tips of the toes: her athleticism and pointe work give her authority in a pas de deux
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Only the steps of the Bouronville technique were taught - very little pointe work and little or no partnering or character dances - and academic study was often sacrificed to preparation for small parts in performances.
  • What Joffrey observers often admire most now is the beauty and fineness of the women's pointe work, so essential for dancing Balanchine.
  • Like much of Forsythe's choreography, Duo transformed pointe work from something ethereal into something earthy.

Frases

on (or en) pointe

1
Ballet On the tips of the toes: all the items were danced on pointe
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But if I can show a company dancing fantastically on pointe and off, then we'll hook our audiences.
  • Children should not be encouraged to dance on pointe without adequate training and mastered strength techniques.
  • If she were a ballerina dancing on pointe, she'd add a whole foot to her height (pardon the pun).

Origen

French, literally 'tip'.

Palabras que riman con pointe

ant, Brabant, Brandt, brant, cant, enceinte, extant, gallant, Kant, levant, pant, pointes, rant, scant

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