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ballroom

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlruːm
 
, -rʊm/

Definition of ballroom in English:

noun

1A large room for formal dancing.
Example sentences
  • There were ballrooms, three dining rooms, a social hall, beauty and barbershops, four bars, a Grand Salon and other entertainment salons.
  • I live in the biggest rooms: the drawing room, the dining room and the ballroom.
  • The main hall has stone pillars and gives access to a ballroom, drawing room and library.
2 [mass noun] Ballroom dancing: the number of people learning ballroom has doubled in the last two years
More example sentences
  • It was the same as teaching ballroom everywhere: you were part dance teacher, part well-mannered gigolo.
  • From ballroom, ballet and modern jazz to aerobics, dancerise, gymnastics, & jitterbug, dancing is the fun way to keep fit.
  • In this way, we teenagers picked up ballroom, jazz, jive and the frowned upon jitter bugging.

Words that rhyme with ballroom

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