any utterance produced simultaneously by a group
"a chorus of boos"
a group of people assembled to sing together
the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
chorus, chorus line(noun)
a body of dancers or singers who perform together
chorus, Greek chorus(verb)
a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
utter in unison
"`yes,' the children chorused"
sing in a choir
A group of singers and dancers in the religious festivals of ancient Greece
A group of people in a play or performance who recite together.
A group of singers; singing group who perform together.
The performance of the chorus was awe-inspiring and exhilarating.
A repeated part of a song, also called the refrain.
The catchiest part of most songs is the chorus.
A setting or feature in electronic music that makes one voice sound like many.
A group of people or animals who make sounds together
An actor who reads the opening and closing lines of a play.
To echo a particular sentiment.
To sing the chorus.
Origin: From Latin chorus, from (choros).
a band of singers and dancers
a company of persons supposed to behold what passed in the acts of a tragedy, and to sing the sentiments which the events suggested in couplets or verses between the acts; also, that which was thus sung by the chorus
an interpreter in a dumb show or play
a company of singers singing in concert
a composition of two or more parts, each of which is intended to be sung by a number of voices
parts of a song or hymn recurring at intervals, as at the end of stanzas; also, a company of singers who join with the singer or choir in singer or choir in singing such parts
the simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration; as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls
to sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously
Origin: [L., a dance in a ring, a dance accompanied with song; a chorus, a band of dancers and singers. Gr. . See Choir.]
Chorus, Erasure's fifth proper studio album, was released by Mute Records in the UK and Sire Records in the U.S. in 1991. This album was the last to end Erasure's classic period.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kō′rus, n. a band of singers and dancers, esp. in the Greek plays: a company of singers: that which is sung by a chorus: the combination of several voices in one simultaneous utterance: the part of a song in which the company join the singer.—adj. Choreograph′ic.—ns. Choreog′raphy, Chorog′raphy, the notation of dancing.—adj. Chō′ric.—ns. Chō′rist, Chor′ister, a member of a choir. [L.,—Gr. choros, dance.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
in the ancient drama a group of persons introduced on the stage representing witnesses of what is being acted, and giving expression to their thoughts and feelings regarding it; originally a band of singers and dancers on festive occasions, in connection particularly with the Bacchus worship.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Chorus' in Nouns Frequency: #2878
The numerical value of Chorus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Chorus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Whether Irish or Chinese, Jewish, Japanese or Latino, our newest neighbors have all too often been greeted by a chorus of ignorance.
No one has ever achieved anything significant without a chorus of critics standing on the sideline saying why it can't be done, nothing is easier or more pathetic than being a critic.
I recognize that a great many folks in the media would prefer that anybody running for president engage as an ongoing theater critic criticizing the proposals of others, i do not believe the world needs my voice added to that chorus of critics.
It's important for me to be back in New York with all of you, because I wanted to have a chance to lend my voice to the growing chorus of people who know that the next mayor will be somebody that cares about them and is committed to moving this great city forward.
We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
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Translations for Chorus
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- хор, припев, рефренBulgarian
- Chor, Refrain, ChorusGerman
- επωδός, χορός, χορωδίαGreek
- estribillo, coroSpanish
- kuoro, kertosäeFinnish
- kór, niðurlagFaroese
- chœur, chorale, chœur antique, refrainFrench
- sèistScottish Gaelic
- refrén, kórusHungarian
- コーラス, 合唱Japanese
- 合唱, 합창Korean
- refrein, koorDutch
- chór, refren, chórekPolish
- хор, припевRussian
- hợp xướngVietnamese
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