Origin of dancer
- Stanley,1927–2005, U.S. harness racer and trainer.
Examples from the Web for dancer
If I want to be a dancer, why are you getting personal with me?
Who is the singer, dancer, actor who can do what Tony Yazbeck is doing?
“It all comes from the difficulties of working with Bjork on Dancer in the Dark,” said Skarsgard.Lars von Trier Breaks His Vow of Silence to Discuss ‘Nymphomaniac’ in Venice
September 1, 2014
He first wanted to be a dancer on the television show “Fame.”Shaq, Year One
Charles P. Pierce
May 24, 2014
Today, Purdy is an Olympic snowboarder, spokeswoman, actress, and now, a dancer.How Paralympian Amy Purdy Dances Like a Star
April 30, 2014
Figures, are Tracts made by Art, on which the Dancer is to move.Orchesography
No other dancer in the room could be thought comparable to him.Alice Adams
Yes, indeed, even I—just as you see me, a dancer at the Opera.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales
Guy De Maupassant
Didn't you make me a dancer just so that someone might come and take me away with him?Erdgeist (Earth-Spirit)
The dancer—she on whose witching graces every glance was bent—was Maritaa!Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
Word Origin and History for dancer
mid-15c., agent noun from dance. (Dancere as a surname is attested from early 12c.). Related: Danseuse "female dancer," from French fem. of danseur.