A woman employed to dance with patrons for a fee, as at a dance hall or nightclub.
A woman employed at a dance hall to dance with patrons, who pay a fee.
(US) A professional dance partner.
Alternative form of taxi dancer.
Origin of taxi-dancer
- From the fact that the dancers are hired, like taxis, for a short period of time
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 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.