Definitions for danseur nobleFr. dɑ̃ sœr ˈnɔ blə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dan•seur no•bleFr. dɑ̃ sœr ˈnɔ blə(pl.)dan•seurs no•bles

  1. a male dancer who is the partner of a ballerina, as in a pas de deux.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of danseur noble:

1940–45; < F; lit., noble dancer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. danseur, danseur noble(noun)

    a male ballet dancer who is the partner of a ballerina


  1. Danseur noble

    A danseur noble traditionally was a male ballet dancer who projected great nobility of character. Over the last century the term has been used to define a male principal dancer who performs at the highest theatrical level combining grace with ability. Some use danseur noble as the masculine equivalent to a Prima Ballerina.


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