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dancer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dancer, professional dancer, terpsichoreannoun

    a performer who dances professionally

  2. dancer, social dancernoun

    a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)

Wiktionary

  1. dancernoun

    A person who dances, performs (a) dance(s).

  2. dancernoun

    A stripper.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Dancernoun

    One that practises the art of dancing.

    Etymology: from dance.

    He at Philippi kept
    His sword e’en like a dancer, while I strook
    The lean and wrinkled Cassius. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.

    Musicians and dancers! take some truce
    With these your pleasing labours; for great use
    As much weariness as perfection brings. John Donne.

    The earl was so far from being a good dancer, that he was no graceful goer. Henry Wotton.

    It is a usual practice in these times for our funambulours, or dancers on the rope, to attempt somewhat like to flying. John Wilkins, Math. Magic.

    He, perfect dancer! climbs the rope,
    And balances your fear and hope. Matthew Prior.

    Nature, I thought, perform’d too mean a part,
    Forming her movements to the rules of art;
    And, vex’d, I found that the musician’s hand
    Had o’er the dancer’s mind too great command. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dancernoun

    one who dances or who practices dancing

Freebase

  1. Dancer

    Dancer is an Indian Bollywood film released in 1991, starring Akshay Kumar, Mohini, Kirti Singh, Mohnish Bahl and Dalip Tahil.

Editors Contribution

  1. dancer

    A person who dances.

    The dancer was dancing so beautifully on the dancefloor.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dancer' in Nouns Frequency: #2397

Anagrams for dancer »

  1. craned

  2. narced

  3. cedarn

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dancer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dancer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dancer in a Sentence

  1. Olivia Jade:

    I would not consider myself a dancer by any means, but it's so much more work than you really anticipate with the dedication and the patience you have to have with yourself, the pros make it look so effortless and easy, but once you get in there and they're really teaching you the steps, it's way harder than I ever thought. But what I will say is the pros do such a good job.

  2. Founder Rosie Akauola-Fine:

    It’s been used for centuries and it’s used to glisten the body to beautify the dancer.

  3. Jane Anderson:

    Now when a woman comes with a black eye, and her occupation is listed as a dancer, we don't just assume that the guy who did this is her boyfriend.

  4. Camille Kostek:

    I’m a dancer at heart … so this is like a dream as a TV host and a dancer.

  5. Barack Obama:

    It's wonderful that a potential dancer can see Misty and say, 'I can do that,' but if there's no dance studio at all in their neighborhood, or if their school's chronically underfunded, then it's going to be a problem.

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