from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a chorus.
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- adj. Including or involving a Greek chorus
- adj. Intended to be sung by a choir or chorus (e.g. a hymn)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a chorus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a chorus; specifically, fitted for the use of the chorus in the ancient Greek drama: as, choric meters, poems, or compositions (that is, the more elaborate as opposed to the simpler meters, etc.). See chorus, 1 .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or written for or in the style of a Greek chorus
The dithyramb (_dithyrambos_ or Bacchic step, [- '' -]) brought a new step to the dance and therefore a new element into poetry, for all dances were choric, that is to say they were sung as well as danced.
All this matters because it lends Chris's endless refrain of "dat ole devil, sea" a choric power.
The evening really belongs, however, to the unseen Kieve who can make inanimate objects skim through the air, and who finally has Gary Wilmot as a choric tramp locked in a trunk only to reappear seconds later at the back of the stalls.
Its swift movement, the rapid rise and fall of a rhythmic pattern and its suitability for choric recitation have made it one of our dearest poems.
The songs sung in Dappu Dance are choric and sometimes erotic.
Let me create these choric codas throughout the manuscript that would signal mood changes and serve as epigraphic accents at key points in the manuscript.
My observation is that directly as our choric insistence on the restoration of values has swelled, so our own personal embodiment of those values in our daily conduct has sunk.
No Modern Library edition of the great polemicists of the blogosphere to yellow on the shelf; nothing but a virtual tomb for a billion posts - a choric song of the word-weary bloggers, forlorn mariners forever posting on the slumberless seas of news.
Sleep is usually the only time when a choric is not vulnerable to fits.
During the choric dance184 he is driven away into ignominious quarters.