Definition of Coryphée

1. Noun. A ballet dancer ranking above a member of the corps de ballet and below a soloist. ¹



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Definition of Coryphée

1. a ballet dancer [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coryphée

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coryphantha
coryphe
coryphee
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coryphene
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corypheuses
coryphodont
coryphodonts
coryphée (current term)
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Literary usage of Coryphée

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1. The Bentley Ballads: A Selection of the Choice Ballads, Songs, &c by Doran (John) (1858)
"... THE CORYPHEE. I AM one of the twelve who come six from each side, With gauze wings and scarfs, and dance round the bride, And then in a line to the ..."

2. An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time by Universal history (1780)
"What they could not part by this way, they cut off with a little knife, which they carried in their girdle. When the company was numerous, the coryphee, ..."

3. The Women of New York; Or, The Under-world of the Great City: Illustrating by George Ellington (1869)
"It is probably supposed by many that an engagement once effected the life of the coryphee becomes one of comparative ease, but such is not the case. ..."

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