pirouette

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pirouette

a body spin, esp in dancing, on the toes or the ball of the foot

Pirouette

 

a ballet term designating a full turn or multiple full turns executed in place by a male or female dancer. Rotation may be clockwise or counterclockwise. A pirouette is executed by a variety of means that create a spinning motion. A dancer can execute a series of pirouettes moving in a straight line or a circle.