premier danseur

premier danseur

[French pruh-myey dahn-sœr]
noun, plural premiers danseurs [French pruh-myey dahn-sœr] .
the leading male dancer in a ballet company.

Origin:
1820–30; < French: literally, first dancer (masculine)

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premier danseur or (feminine) première danseuse (prəmje dɑ̃sœr, prəmjɛr dɑ̃søz)
 
n , pl (feminine) premiers danseurs, premières danseuses
the principal dancer in a ballet company
 
[C19: literally: first dancer]
 
première danseuse or (feminine) première danseuse
 
n
 
[C19: literally: first dancer]

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