dance card


Definition of dance card

1 : a card listing partners for scheduled dances
2 : a calendar of engagements

Examples of dance card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The defending sectional champion Lancers are .500 on the season, but their dance card includes teams like Whiteland and Center Grove. Brian Haenchen, The Indianapolis Star, 22 May 2022 Mariana Calderon Ten years ago, when Tim and Sabrina Persson came to Napa Valley, their dance card was full. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 21 Mar. 2022 Among the people who could be on his dance card are Disney General Entertainment Chairman Peter Rice, Netflix film chief Scott Stuber and Legendary Entertainment’s Mary Parent. Matt Donnelly, Variety, 9 Mar. 2022 Wynwood arts pioneer Tony Goldman — belongs on everyone’s dance card. Phillip Valys,, 26 Nov. 2021 Hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman was next on UMG’s dance card, when reports in early June suggested his special purpose acquisition company Pershing Square would take a 10% stake for $4 billion at a valuation of $42 billion. Geoff Mayfield, Variety, 17 Sep. 2021 My cousin, my aunt’s friend, my grandmother’s lunch buddy all wanted to fill my dance card. Erica Groten, Los Angeles Times, 7 Aug. 2021 Recently, Ronson’s dance card also included appearing on Switched on Pop for another one of our Modern Classics discussions. Charlie Harding And Nate Sloan, Vulture, 3 Aug. 2021 Be ready to receive applause and camaraderie in October, when new friendships and social activities could fill your dance card. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 3 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of dance card

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of dance card was in 1895

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3 Jun 2022

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“Dance card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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