from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A female dancer in a theatrical chorus.

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  • n. a woman who dances in a chorus line


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  • For background we have scarlet hills with pink sky behind, and on the reverse side, the silhouette of a high-kicking chorus girl with a champagne glass in her hand.

    the mission song

  • Alis was in I Love Melvin, playing, natch, a chorus girl trying to break into the movies, and in Let's Dance and Two Weeks with Love.

    Futures Imperfect

  • But she didn't like Judy, and she'd dismissed Gene Kelly as airily as if he was an auditioning chorus girl in a Busby Berkeley.

    Futures Imperfect

  • She doesn't just want to dance in the movies, she wants to be Ruby Keeler in 42nd Street — the plucky little chorus girl with a heart of gold.

    Futures Imperfect

  • Move in to close-up of champagne glass, then to close-up of bubbles, inside each bubble a chorus girl in gold-sequined tap pants and halter top, tap-dancing.

    Futures Imperfect


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