balletomania etymology

English word balletomania comes from English ballet, English -mania (Compulsion or obsession.), English balanephagous ((rare) Acorn-eating.)

Detailed word origin of balletomania

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ballet English (eng) (heraldry) A bearing in coats of arms representing one or more balls, called bezants, plates, etc., according to colour.. (music) A light part song, frequently with a fa-la-la chorus, common among Elizabethan and Italian Renaissance composers.. A classical form of dance.. A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story.. The company of persons [...]
-mania English (eng) Compulsion or obsession.
balanephagous English (eng) (rare) Acorn-eating.
balletomania English (eng) An extraordinary enthusiasm for ballets.

Words with the same origin as balletomania

Descendants of -mania
Fridamania Gazzamania Henmania Jennermania Leomania Obamamania Pottermania andromania clinomania ethnomania hydromania kleptomania matrimania narcomaniac nymphomania onomamania pathomania photomania phytomania plutomania polkamania thanatomania theomaniac zoomania
Descendants of balanephagous
balanophagous