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dancing girl

Syllabification: danc·ing girl

Definition of dancing girl in English:

noun

A female professional dancer, especially an erotic dancer or a member of the chorus in a musical.
Example sentences
  • And then there's Cairo Street, with its scantily-clad dancing girls, gallons of booze, and general lewd behavior.
  • Both cities were renowned for their schools and libraries, musicians and poets, physicians and astronomers, mullahs and heretics, and also for their taverns and dancing girls.
  • Their march will take them to the old Town Hall, which has been replaced by ‘The Palace,’ a saloon that features vaudeville acts and dancing girls.

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