premier danseur


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premier danseur

(prəmje dɑ̃sœr) or feminine

première danseuse

n, pl premiers danseurs or (feminine) premières danseuses
(Ballet) the principal dancer in a ballet company
[C19: literally: first dancer]

pre•mier dan•seur

(Fr. prə myeɪ dɑ̃ˈsœr)

n., pl. pre•miers dan•seurs (Fr. prə myeɪ dɑ̃ˈsœr)
the leading male dancer in a ballet company.
[1820–30; < French: literally, first dancer (masculine)]

premier danseur

(male), danseuse (female). The leading dancer or, for women, the rank below étoile.
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