Meaning of “dancer” in the English Dictionary

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"dancer" in British English

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dancernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɑːn.sər/ us /ˈdæn.sɚ/

A2 someone who dances either as a job or for pleasure:

He's a dancer in the Royal Ballet.
I never knew you were such a good dancer.

More examples

  • She is a classically trained dancer.
  • Still only 25, she has been compared to the greatest dancer of all time.
  • An understanding of human anatomy is important to a dancer.
  • She is predominantly a dancer, but she also sings.
  • I've got no sense of rhythm, so I'm a terrible dancer.

(Definition of “dancer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dancer" in American English

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dancernoun [ C ]

us /ˈdæn·sər/

a person who moves his or her body and feet in rhythm to music:

He’s a dancer with the New York City Ballet.

(Definition of “dancer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)