[ turp-sik-uh-ree ]
/ tɜrpˈsɪk əˌri /
Classical Mythology. the Muse of dancing and choral song.
(lowercase) choreography; the art of dancing.
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Origin of Terpsichore
noun use of feminine of terpsíchoros
dance-liking; see chorus
Words nearby Terpsichore
, terpin hydrate
, terra alba
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How to use Terpsichore in a sentence
The Blonde and Terpsichore at length struck their colours, but Thurot held out to the last.
The chief pleasure and delight of Terpsichore is in the graceful movements of the dance.
Erato, who presides over the poems of love, generally accompanies the youngest and gayest of the Muses, Terpsichore.
Such is, in all its simple modesty, the aspect of a temple consecrated to the worship of Bacchus and Terpsichore.
British Dictionary definitions for Terpsichore
the Muse of the dance and of choral song
Word Origin for Terpsichore
C18: via Latin from Greek, from terpsikhoros delighting in the dance, from terpein to delight + khoros dance; see chorus
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