Definition of Terpsichorean

1. Noun. A performer who dances professionally.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to dancing. "Her terpsichorean activities"
Partainyms: Terpsichore
Derivative terms: Terpsichore

Definition of Terpsichorean

1. a. Of or pertaining to Terpsichore; of or pertaining to dancing.

Definition of Terpsichorean

1. Adjective. (dance) (alternative form of terpsichorean); of or relating to dancing. ¹

2. Adjective. (dance) Of or relating to dancing. ¹

3. Noun. A person who dances, especially professionally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Terpsichorean

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terpsichorean

terphenyl
terphenyl compounds
terphenyls
terpilene
terpilenes
terpin
terpinene
terpineol
terpineols
terpinol
terpinols
terpolymer
terpolymers
terps
terpsichore
terpsichorean (current term)
terpsichoreans
terpyridine
terpyridines
terr
terra
terra-cotta
terra alba
terra cotta
terra firma
terra incognita
terra japonica
terra nullius
terra preta
terra sigillata

Literary usage of Terpsichorean

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1. Down South, Or, An Englishman's Experience at the Seat of the American War by Samuel Phillips Day (1862)
"A Metamorphosed Sailor —terpsichorean Amusements—A Negro Girl—Visit to Major Walton —Arrival at Headquarters—The Captured Mail Bag—The Sublime and ..."

2. Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia: Together with a Description of by Henry Aaron Stern (1862)
"Close of the Rainy Season—Festivities—terpsichorean Exercise —Universal Lustration—Favourable Auguries—The Plague —Bridge over the ..."

3. The French Court and Society: Reign of Louis XVI and First Empire by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1881)
"... terpsichorean divinities — Delicate hints — " Royally bad " — The fire of love — Les adieux — A brother's counsels — It is time — ah ! more than time ..."

4. The French court and society, reign of Louis xvi and First empire by Catherine Hannah Charlotte Jackson (1881)
"... terpsichorean divinities—Delicate hints—" Royally bad " —The fire of love—Les adieux—A brother's counsels— It is time—ah ! more than time—Poor Marie ..."

5. Names: And Their Meaning, a Book for the Curious by Leopold Wagner (1891)
"DANCING is styled the terpsichorean Art in honour of Terpsichore, the daughter of Jupiter and ... terpsichorean ..."

6. National Floodmarks: Week by Week Observations on American Life as Seen by by Mark Sullivan (1915)
"... terpsichorean "|/i VERY dance has its day, passes, and is for- Hj gotten. ... terpsichorean."

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