- Classical Mythology. the Muse of dancing and choral song.
- (lowercase) choreography; the art of dancing.
- the Muse of the dance and of choral song
the muse of the dance, Greek Terpsikhore, literally “enjoyment of dance,” from terpein “to delight” (from PIE root *terp- “to satisfy;” cf. Sanskrit trpyati “takes one’s fill,” Lithuanian tarpstu “to thrive, prosper”) + khoros “dance, chorus” (see chorus).