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dance card

noun
1.
a card listing, in order, the names of the partners with whom a woman has agreed to dance at a formal ball or party.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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noun

a list of activities that one is involved in

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dance card

noun phrase

A putative list of priorities, engagements, etc: Kissinger's dance card that week included a party for Margaret Thatcher/ Suddenly, the Iraqi leader had maneuvered himself to the top of Mr. Clinton's dance card (1980s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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