terpsichorean







terpsichorean


adjective

  1. pertaining to dancing.
  2. (initial capital letter) of or relating to Terpsichore.

noun

  1. a dancer.

adjective Also: Terpsichoreal

  1. of or relating to dancing or the art of dancing

noun

  1. a dancer

adj.“pertaining to dancing,” 1869, literally “of Terpsichore,” from Latinized form of Greek Terpsikhore, muse of dancing and dramatic chorus (see Terpsichore). Hence theatrical slang terp “stage dancer, chorus girl” (1937).

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