Definition of "terpsichorean" [terp•sich•o•re•an]

  • (adjective) Of or relating to dancing.
  • (noun) A dancer.

Use "terpsichorean" in a sentence

  • "It is the custom at some of their gatherings, after the hunting season is over, for the men to indulge in a kind of terpsichorean performance, at the same time relating in Homeric style the heroic deeds they have done."
  • "Astaire 1899-1987 couldn't stand to think of himself as the embodiment of terpsichorean romance or a pin-up boy for love-starved shopgirls."
  • "But it demonstrated that—at least here—Mr. Lepage could do everything except for a few high leg lifts his terpsichorean partners could do."

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