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dance card

Syllabification: dance card

Definition of dance card in English:

noun

dated
A card bearing the names of a woman’s prospective partners at a formal dance.
Example sentences
  • She spoke about how, when she was thirteen and lived in Berlin, just before her mother died, her sister, Beth, was supposed to go to a ball, and had three royal princes on her dance card.
  • Don't put away your dance card just yet, because it turns out that there are plenty of single men in New York City to go around.
  • I knew I stood out in a crowd because I was immediately surrounded by young men who wanted to fill my dance card.

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