taxi dancer

noun

Definition of taxi dancer

: a woman employed by a dance hall, café, or cabaret to dance with patrons who pay an amount for each dance

Examples of taxi dancer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her father, Edgar, was a plumber, and her mother, Zoe (Hivon) Caldwell, was a taxi dancer, someone from whom dance-hall customers could buy a dance. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Zoe Caldwell, Winner of Four Tony Awards, Is Dead at 86," 18 Feb. 2020 Her father, Edgar, was a plumber, and her mother, Zoe (Hivon) Caldwell, was a taxi dancer, someone from whom dance-hall customers could buy a dance. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Zoe Caldwell, Winner of Four Tony Awards, Is Dead at 86," 18 Feb. 2020 Her father, Edgar, was a plumber, and her mother, Zoe (Hivon) Caldwell, was a taxi dancer, someone from whom dance-hall customers could buy a dance. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Zoe Caldwell, Winner of Four Tony Awards, Is Dead at 86," 18 Feb. 2020 Her father, Edgar, was a plumber, and her mother, Zoe (Hivon) Caldwell, was a taxi dancer, someone from whom dance-hall customers could buy a dance. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Zoe Caldwell, Winner of Four Tony Awards, Is Dead at 86," 18 Feb. 2020 Her father, Edgar, was a plumber, and her mother, Zoe (Hivon) Caldwell, was a taxi dancer, someone from whom dance-hall customers could buy a dance. Neil Genzlinger, BostonGlobe.com, "Zoe Caldwell, winner of four Tony Awards, at 86," 19 Feb. 2020 Learning out about absinthe and beret wearing taxi dancers from Lost Generation artist wanderers still able to climb the hill of Montmarte up to Le Chat Noir. Dp Opinion, The Denver Post, "Letters: Boomers not OK with OK, Boomer (11/17/19)," 17 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of taxi dancer

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Taxi dancer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taxi%20dancer. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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