pole dancer


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pole dancer

A dancer who uses a vertical pole fixed to the ground and ceiling as part of their dance routine, often by twirling and swinging around it. Though traditionally performed as erotic entertainment while nude or partially clothed, such dancing is also done for fitness or fun. I know my parents wouldn't have approved if they knew I was working as a pole dancer to pay for college, so I just told them I was waiting tables. If you're really interested in becoming a pole dancer, I teach classes at the gym.
See also: dancer, pole

pole dancer

n. a woman, thought of as a stripper, who performs erotic dances around a metal pole, onstage, exploiting the pole’s phallic form. Jed swears that he has never seen an inept pole dancer.
See also: dancer, pole
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Dancer Jessica also defended the app saying: "Pole Dancer Pro offers women an alternative way to effectively work out.
"I constantly get phone calls from pole dancers," said Edward, who lives on Newcastle Quayside.
For her role as a pole dancer, she donned blonde hair and dared put on some revealing outfits.
But for street pole dancers, lamp posts, road signs and even trees are the perfect stage set for a new and dynamic form of self-expression.
Scottish ministers are chasing a suspected Yardie gang through the courts after a pole dancer was found in a car with pounds 25,000 of the drug hidden in her knickers.
Now Scotland's only male pole dancer is proving such a hit he's even been offered the chance to perform for women at top strip club Spearmint Rhino.
Pretty pole dancer Shadia Wright was delivering the haul of drugs to Aberdeen when she was snared by police and stripsearched.
A POLE dancer has been fined after she put on a saucy show for her boyfriend in her own home.
TELLY presenter Richard Madeley's daughter says her dad would support her if she wanted to be a pole dancer or strip for top-shelf magazines.
FILMS featuring an elderly woman labelled as a pole dancer and a toddler in court for being pounds 2,000 in debt are warning shoppers in Newcastle about identity theft.
A POLE dancer yesterday claimed a world record as she led more than 300 men and women in a simultaneous display across seven countries.
A pole dancer shows off her moves and (inset) classes at Spearmint Rhino.
From clubs to the classroom, pole dancing has come a long way, as former professional pole dancer Sarah Jane Davies proves.
"I am keeping Poppy healthy and happy, and if in the future she wants to be a real pole dancer, who am I to stop her?" the Sun quoted her as saying.