dancer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

dance +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dancer (plural dancers)

  1. A person who dances, performs (a) dance(s).
  2. (euphemistic) A stripper.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Frankish *dansōn.

Verb[edit]

dancer

  1. to dance

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

dancer

  1. Alternative form of dancier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-c, *-cs, *-ct are modified to z, z, zt. In addition, c becomes ç before an a, o or u to keep the /ts/ sound intact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.