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.
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.
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.
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.
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.