Definition of danseuse in English:


Syllabification: dan·seuse
Pronunciation: /dänˈso͝oz, -ˈsœz


A female ballet dancer.
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  • The pieces followed each other with such rapidity, and the young danseuses exhibited such poise and grace, that it was obvious they had practiced long and hard.
  • Marie Bonfanti and Rita Sangalli were the premières danseuses.
  • She wants to be recognised as a classical danseuse some day.


early 19th century: French, literally 'female dancer'.

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