Definition of premier danseur in English:

premier danseur

noun

  • A leading male dancer in a ballet company.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From French premier danseur (apparently not recorded in dictionaries of French) from premier + danseur.

Pronunciation

premier danseur

/ˌprɛmɪə dɑːnˈsəː//ˌprɛmɪə danˈsəː//ˌprɛmɪeɪ dɒnˈsəː/