n. fem.1.A female figurant; esp., a ballet girl.
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The supernumerary is to the administration what a choir-boy is to a church, what the company's child is to the regiment, what the figurante is to a theatre; something artless, naive, innocent, a being blinded by illusions.
The incident occurred on the ride directly after Gannon notched her 15th winner of the year aboard the Jamie Osborne-trained Figurante.
Figurante is another fancied to go close in the FCL Global Forwarding Making Logistics Personal Fillies' Handicap.