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danseuse

[French dahn-sœz] /French dɑ̃ˈsœz/
noun, plural danseuses
[French dahn-sœz] /French dɑ̃ˈsœz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a female ballet dancer.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < French; feminine of danseur; see -euse
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Examples from the web for danseuse
  • Hammersmith is as clever at this style of dancing as any danseuse, and hla imitation is a marvel of grace and finesse.
  • One of the pictures was of a famous premiere danseuse.
British Dictionary definitions for danseuse

danseuse

/dɑ̃søz/
noun
1.
a female ballet dancer
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