Definition of taxi dancer in English:

taxi dancer

Line breaks: taxi dan¦cer
Pronunciation: /ˈtaksidɑːnsə(r)


chiefly North American
  • A professional dance partner.
    More example sentences
    • Born in Italy in 1895, Valentino went to New York at the age of 18, where he earned his living at Maxim's as a taxi dancer - paid to dance with unaccompanied women.
    • He worked for a while as a taxi dancer (paid by the ‘ride’, or dance), and performed in dance exhibitions.
    • After a series of odd jobs, he became a taxi dancer and then an exhibition dancer in New York City.

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