Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who dances or who practices dancing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who dances, or takes part in a dance; specifically, one who practises dancing as a profession, as on the stage.
  • n. [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.
  • n. plural Stairs.
  • n. Same as dandy-roller.

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

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

Etymologies

to dance + -er. (Wiktionary)

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