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Definition of "dancing-master" [dancing-master]

  • A teacher of dancing. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "dancing-master" in a sentence
  • "On the valiant Laird of Louponheight he looked with indescribable contempt, and amused himself with pointing out to the burgh dancing-master, who acted pro tempore as one of the band, the frolicsome bounds and pirouettes, in which that worthy displayed a great deal more of vigour than of grace."
  • "To which Charmides replied: How like a flatterer you are! one would think you had set yourself to puff the dancing-master. 61"
  • "Hocker “affable” to the spectators; the interior of Newgate, with Thomas Hocker preparing his defence; the Court, where Thomas Hocker, with his dancing-master airs, is put upon his trial, and complimented by the Judge; the Prosecution, the Defence, the Verdict, the Black Cap, the"