- a female ballet dancer.
Origin of danseuse
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Examples from the Web for danseuse
The gossamer floatings of this French danseuse possessed 258 everyone.The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
This Arab danseuse was as unlike our performers of the ballet as she well could be.
The danseuse had recovered consciousness, and was crying hysterically.
The danseuse had subsided into an interim condition of mute tension.
We look with wonder and admiration at the danseuse pirouetting on the point of one toe.Evolution
Joseph Le Conte
- a female ballet dancer
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