Definition of terpsichorean adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌtɜːpsɪkəˈriːən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɜːrpsɪkəˈriːən//
(formal or humorous)
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relating to dancing Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Terpischore (used in the 18th cent. to denote a female dancer or the art of dance) + -an.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: terpsichorean