taxi dancertaxi dancer
a woman employed at a dance hall to dance with patrons, who pay a fee
Origin of taxi dancerso called (based on taxicab) because hired to dance
A woman employed to dance with patrons for a fee, as at a dance hall or nightclub.
Origin of taxi dancerFrom the fact that the dancers are hired, like taxis, for a short period of time
(plural taxi dancers)
- (US) A professional dance partner.
- taxi dance, taxi-dance
- taxi dance hall, taxi-dance hall
Refers to the fact that a taxi dancer is paid per dance, and thus proportionately to the time spent with a client, similarly to a taxi driver.
- Alternative form of taxi dancer.