Definition of dancer in English:

dancer

noun

  • A person who dances or whose profession is dancing.

    ‘she thought he would become a ballet dancer’
    • ‘With a well known singer, he toured the halls as a professional dancer, excelling at the tango.’
    • ‘There are now more dancers and choreographers working in Britain than ever before.’
    • ‘I want to be a good partner, and traditionally the role of the male dancer has been to make the ballerina look good.’
    • ‘The Paris Opera Ballet always had fine dancers but they lacked homogeneity and a good rep.’
    • ‘Last year her dream came true when she was picked to be one of Robbie's backing dancers.’
    • ‘Professional dancers have high rates of injuries that potentially put them out of work.’
    • ‘This year will see the usual attractions of the fairground, dancers and parade.’
    • ‘Despite being the only boy in his dancing class, he loved ballet and was desperate to start a career as a dancer.’
    • ‘As individuals people want space but as dancers in classical ballet they are not allowed space.’
    • ‘In the wings are masked traditional dancers and a host of young children dressed as animals.’
    • ‘The judges watched as dancers showed off their pops, boogaloos, flips and tumbles.’
    • ‘His dancers divide their time between classes in contemporary technique and ballet.’
    • ‘When I left school I went to dance college and trained as a professional dancer.’
    • ‘Never mind that all the dancers in the video have the type of body that makes you feel like a cow.’
    • ‘The five dancers have also trained in aerobic fitness and upper body strength development.’
    • ‘It was just a few months ago that one of us landed a role as one of the dancers in Moulin Rogue.’
    • ‘There were dancers that shimmered in costumes of gold, a fakir, and a belly dancer.’
    • ‘Even professional dancers have to go through a ballet class every day as a physical work out.’
    • ‘It's simply interesting watching dancers at work and ballet fans will enjoy it for that.’
    • ‘For the serious dancers and the professionals, the competition and the costs are high.’
    danseur, danseuse
    bopper, hoofer
    terpsichorean
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Pronunciation:

dancer

/ˈdɑːnsə/