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Meaning of TERPSICHORE

Pronunciation:  turp'sikuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
  2. [n]  (Greek mythology) the Muse of the dance and of choral song
 

TERPSICHORE is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: dance, dancing, saltation
 
 See Also: break dance, break dancing, ceremonial dance, choreography, diversion, duet, hoofing, Muse, nauch, nautch, nautch dance, pas de deux, pas seul, pavan, pavane, recreation, ritual dance, ritual dancing, saraband, skank, slam dance, slam dancing, social dancing, stage dancing, step dancing, toe dance, toe dancing, variation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Terp*sich"o*re\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? enjoyment
(fr. ? to gladden) + ? dance, dancing.] (Gr. Myth.)
The Muse who presided over the choral song and the dance,
especially the latter.

 

 

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