Taxi-dancer meaning

A woman employed to dance with patrons for a fee, as at a dance hall or nightclub.
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A woman employed at a dance hall to dance with patrons, who pay a fee.
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(US) A professional dance partner.
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Alternative form of taxi dancer.
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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.

    From Wiktionary