dancing girl


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dancing girl

n
(Dancing) a professional female dancer who dances to entertain customers at a club, theatre, etc
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The window contained photographs of more or less undressed dancing girls; nondescript packages in wrappers like patent medicines; closed yellow paper envelopes, very flimsy, and marked two-and-six in heavy black figures; a few numbers of ancient French comic publications hung across a string as if to dry; a dingy blue china bowl, a casket of black wood, bottles of marking ink, and rubber stamps; a few books, with titles hinting at impropriety; a few apparently old copies of obscure newspapers, badly printed, with titles like THE TORCH, THE GONG - rousing titles.
Now and then it happened that one of the faded, yellow dancing girls would get sold to an amateur, as though she had been alive and young.
For, as when the red-cheeked, dancing girls, April and May, trip home to the wintry, misanthropic woods; even the barest, ruggedest, most thunder-cloven old oak will at least send forth some few green sprouts, to welcome such glad-hearted visitants; so Ahab did, in the end, a little respond to the playful allurings of that girlish air.
Coulson, having waved his hand to a few acquaintances and chaffed the Spanish dancing girls in their own language,--not a little to his companion's astonishment,--at last turned to business.
They are two dancing girls at the Opera, sisters, as different from each other as I and our poor Rita.
It was only what ancient history might have led me to expect--musicians, dancing girls, jugglers, and the like.
LARKANA -- Full and small size statutes of Mohenjo Daro king priest, dancing girl, ox-cart and others are being prepared in Balhrej near Mohenjo Daro.
Ivy Alvarez's (ivyalvarez.com) collections include The Everyday English Dictionary (Paekakariki Press), Hollywood Starlet (dancing girl press), and Disturbance (Seren).
The statue of Dancing Girl discovered from Mohenjodaro is a testament to how, even 5000 years ago, our society was enamored by the art of dance .
(Dancing Girl Press), and a full-length collection, Her Knees Pulled In
One scene was a severed head on a giant platter, presented to a king sat on a throne with a dancing girl in the background.
The two most famous artefacts belonging to Mohenjodaro, regarded as one of the world's most ancient planned cities, are the King Priest and the Dancing Girl, the report said.