terpsichorean(redirected from terpsichoreans)
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Of or relating to dancing.
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of or relating to dancing or the art of dancing
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a dancer
terp•si•cho•re•an(ˌtɜrp sɪ kəˈri ən, ˌtɜrp sɪˈkɔr i ən, -ˈkoʊr-)
1. pertaining to dancing.n.
2. a dancer.
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|Noun||1.||terpsichorean - a performer who dances professionally|
ballet dancer - a trained dancer who is a member of a ballet company
ballet master - a man who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company
ballet mistress - a woman who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company
kachina - a masked dancer during a Pueblo religious ceremony who is thought to embody some particular spirit
nautch girl - a professional dancing girl in India
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
tap dancer, tapper - a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes
taxi dancer - a woman employed to dance with patrons who pay a fee for each dance
|Adj.||1.||terpsichorean - of or relating to dancing; "her terpsichorean activities"|