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n. pl. dan·seuses (-sœz′)
A woman who is a ballet dancer.

[French, feminine of danseur, danseur; see danseur.]


(Ballet) a female ballet dancer


(Fr. dɑ̃ˈsœz)

n., pl. -seuses (Fr. -ˈsœz)
a female ballet dancer.
[1835–45; < French; feminine of danseur; see -euse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.danseuse - a female ballet dancerdanseuse - a female ballet dancer    
ballet dancer - a trained dancer who is a member of a ballet company
prima ballerina - a leading female ballet dancer
References in classic literature ?
He leaned back and critically regarded the person of a girl with a straw-colored wig who upon the stage was flinging her heels in somewhat awkward imitation of a well-known danseuse.
Is she some little danseuse with the whim to be romantically rustic for a week?
Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.
Men who could all say such witty things in their cups or in company with a danseuse, how could they help being friends?
It appears that she was formerly a danseuse at the Allegro, and that she has known the bridegroom for some years.
A unique multifaceted talented danseuse par excellence is Sowmya, born to a cultural affluent family with parents G.
He won the 1964 Irish 1,000 Guineas on Royal Danseuse for McGrath and the 1967 Irish Oaks on Pampalina for Oxx snr.
Ses fresques comme [beaucoup moins que] Etat d'ame [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Violon [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Guitariste [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Danseuse [beaucoup plus grand que], ou encore le magnifique tableau [beaucoup moins que] Curio [beaucoup plus grand que], un oiseau venu de l'Amazonie chantant aussi bien qu'un rossignol, nous parlent de notre vie quotidienne.
Matthieu Delormeau, un des chroniqueurs de l'emission, a agremente l'annonce en se deguisant en danseuse orientale, en quete d'un chameau, sur fond de musique bien tunisienne, servie par un quartet bien.
Last year, we featured actor and danseuse Shobana in a soulful and scintillating dance recital.
Un homme passe distribuant [beaucoup moins que]La publicite[beaucoup plus grand que] : Diner Spectacle avec Le chanteur tel et la danseuse telle au Cabaret.