[ French dahn-sœr naw-bluh ]
/ French dɑ̃ sœr ˈnɔ blə /
noun, plural dan·seurs no·bles [French dahn-sœr naw-bluh] /French dɑ̃ sœr ˈnɔ blə/.
a male dancer who is the partner of a ballerina, as in a pas de deux.
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Origin of danseur noble
1940–45; < French; literally, noble dancer
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