from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A ballet dancer who ranks above a member of the corps de ballet and below a soloist and who performs in small ensembles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ballet dancer ranking above a member of the corps de ballet and below a soloist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A ballet dancer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ballet-dancer who takes a leading part.
- n. In ornithology, an African bush-creeper, a species of Thamnobia, T. coryphæa.
French, from Latin coryphaeus, leader; see coryphaeus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French, from Latin coryphaeus, from Ancient Greek κορυφαῖος (koruphaios, "leader"), from κορυφή (koruphē, "head"). (Wiktionary)
Sorry, no example sentences found.