Pronunciation: (pir"OO-et'), [key]
—n., v., -et•ted, -et•ting.
1. a whirling about on one foot or on the points of the toes, as in ballet dancing.
2. Dressage.a complete turn in which the horse uses its hind legs as a pivot.
to perform a pirouette; whirl, as on the toes.
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