from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as dandy-roller.
  • noun One who dances, or takes part in a dance; specifically, one who practises dancing as a profession, as on the stage.
  • noun [capitalized] Eccles., one of a sect of enthusiasts who appeared in Europe on the lower Rhine in 1374, first at Aix-la-Chapelle, and indulged in wild dances in honor of St. John, but professed no definite tenets. The sect disappeared almost entirely within twenty-five years.
  • noun plural Stairs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who dances or who practices dancing.
  • noun beams of the northern lights when they rise and fall alternately without any considerable change of length. See Aurora borealis, under Aurora.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who dances, performs (a) dance(s).
  • noun euphemistic A stripper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)
  • noun a performer who dances professionally


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to dance + -er.


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