A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
mid-15c., agent noun from dance. (Dancere as a surname is attested from early 12c.). Related: Danseuse "female dancer," from French fem. of danseur.
A boxer who spends most of his time and energy nimbly evading the opponent (1940s+ Prizefight)
gandy dancer, go-go girl