danseuse

[French dahn-sœz]

noun, plural dan·seuses [French dahn-sœz] /French dɑ̃ˈsœz/.

a female ballet dancer.

Nearby words

  1. dansant,
  2. danse du ventre,
  3. danse macabre,
  4. danseur,
  5. danseur noble,
  6. dante,
  7. dante alighieri,
  8. dante chair,
  9. dantean,
  10. dantesque

Origin of danseuse

1835–45; < French; feminine of danseur; see -euse

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danseuse

noun

a female ballet dancer
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