Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A boy who is a member of a choir.
  • noun Informal A morally upright young man.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of a boy-choir; a boy who sings in a choir.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a boy who sings in a choir.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a boy chorister

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a boy who sings in a choir

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Examples

  • He turned, his choirboy heart tapping quick beats.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • He turned, his choirboy heart tapping quick beats.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • In a high point for one of the most entertaining seasons in a while, the colorful bully gets his comeuppance in a riveting good-vs-evil domino challenge against choirboy Matt on Redemption Island, a loss that drives the notorious villain to tears.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • My public image at that point, while not exactly that of a choirboy, still retained a purity and classiness.

    Welcome to My World

  • For all the laconic detachment of Mr. Richards's frequently amusing prose, there is something sweaty about the way this former choirboy (yes, really) is so determined to establish his machismo.

    So You Want To Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star

  • A former choirboy, he began to study the cello after his voice broke.

    Blurring Traditional Boundaries

  • My public image at that point, while not exactly that of a choirboy, still retained a purity and classiness.

    Welcome to My World

  • Rocky stood behind her, grinning as innocently as a choirboy.

    Shore Thing

  • Sure, he's no choirboy - but he maintains the politically correct crowd should lighten up and forgive an old man.

    In concert: David Allan Coe at Cancun Cantina

  • Sporting jeans, sneakers and a red T-shirt, hair gelled to an adorable spikiness, Sticklin brings an intriguing touch of choirboy sweetness to the irreverent, cheerfully dissolute Speedy.

    Theater review: Keegan Theatre's world premiere of 'Basra Boy'

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