Definition of Dancer in English :

Define Dancer in English

Dancer meaning in English

Meaning of Dancer in English

Pronunciation of Dancer in English

Dancer pronunciation in English

Pronounce Dancer in English


see synonyms of dancer


1. dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean

a performer who dances professionally

2. dancer, social dancer

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

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of dancer
v. danced, danc·ing, danc·es
1. To move rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures.
2. Zoology To perform a specialized set of movements to communicate chiefly with other members of the same species.
a. To move or leap about excitedly.
b. To bob up and down or move about rapidly: The leaves danced in the wind.
c. To appear to flash or twinkle: eyes that danced with merriment.
4. Informal To speak or behave in an evasive or vacillating manner: danced around the issue.
1. To engage in or perform (a dance).
2. To lead (someone) in a dance.
3. To cause to move up and down quickly or lightly: danced the child on her knee.
a. A series of motions and steps, such as the waltz or tango, usually performed to music.
b. The act or an instance of dancing: May I have this dance?
c. The music composed or played for a certain kind of dance or for a particular dance.
d. The art of dancing: studied dance in college.
2. A party or gathering of people for dancing.
3. Zoology An act of communication by dancing: a peacock's courtship dance.

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