Dancing master

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a teacher of dancing.

See also: Dancing

References in classic literature ?
He resumed his unpleasant and stealthy advance, pointing his toes as he walked, like a dancing master.
He hacked his chair before me, bowing and smiling, and waved me to a seat with the grace of a dancing master, chastened by the dignity of a lord in waiting.
Afterward, Bert was of the opinion that he looked like a swell dancing master, while Billy called him "the dude.
George Eliot did the very same thing; and Lewes was a little frog-faced man, with the manner of a dancing master.
The dancing is delicious - from Sophie Martin and Eve Mutso's comedy double act as the vile stepsisters to Jamiel Laurence's acrobatic turn as the Dancing Master who becomes a Grasshopper.
A modern teen may not be sold off to a corrupt dancing master nor experience old-school indentured servitude, but surviving on the streets, finding a new home, and making moral compromises are all easy to imagine.
James is initially sold to a dancing master but also spends time as a shoe-boy, a servant to a student at the university, and a footpad as part of Jack Darcy's gang.
The other source is an earlier manuscript, dated 1789, compiled by John Winder, a dancing master who taught in the nearby towns of Lancaster and Clitheroe; and as far afield as Halifax and Blackburn.
Synopsis: Finding himself the man of the family, London dancing master Alec Valcourt moves his mother and sister to remote Devonshire, hoping to start over.
Madhuri had matched steps with the dancing master in the hit song "Que Sera Sera" from "Pukar" (2000).
He tried out his rusty French in a clumsy parody of courtly usage as instructed by the dancing master.
The arrival of the tradesmen, the dancing master, the wigmaker, etc, lifts the ballet marvellously well in costumes with sharp, bright colours and in every case, particularly in James Barton's sensational Dancing Master, presenting perfectly a heightened sense of the kind of the brittle and rather dangerous superficiality we associate with the 18th century, the period chosen by Mac-Farlane for the ballet.