Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who sings in a chorus.

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Examples

  • Shadrach, and pretend to have known him as an orange-boy, afterwards as a chorus-singer in the theatres, afterwards as secretary to a great tragedian.

    The Newcomes

  • The chorus-singer at the opera was Manuel himself!

    Armadale

  • After taking from me the last farthing I possessed of my own, and the last farthing I could extort for him from my old mistress, he turned on me as we stood by the margin of the sea, and asked if I could reconcile it to my conscience to let him be wearing such a coat as he then had on his back, and earning his miserable living as a chorus-singer at the opera!

    Armadale

  • You had benevolence to the poor chorus-singer, Signor

    Prince Fortunatus

  • Barty, unseen and unheard, as becomes a chorus-singer, sang in the choruses of Gluck's _Iphigenia_, and heard and saw everything for nothing.

    The Martian

  • At first she was only employed as a chorus-singer, but then, as every one knows, the most famous artistes have begun in that way.

    A Hungarian Nabob

  • Under such circumstances it was not prudent to remain a chorus-singer, which might have impeded my views.

    Memoirs of Robert-Houdin

  • After taking from me the last farthing I possessed of my own, and the last farthing I could extort for him from my old mistress, he turned on me as we stood by the margin of the sea, and asked if I could reconcile it to my conscience to let him be wearing such a coat as he then had on his back, and earning his miserable living as a chorus-singer at the opera!

    Armadale

  • The chorus-singer at the opera was Manuel himself!

    Armadale

  • During the play one of the inferior actors was supposed to have saluted a female chorus-singer with an ardour which was more than theatrical, and every lady in the house immediately fainted; because, as the eternal Secretary told Popanilla, the Vraibleusians are the most modest and most moral nation in the world.

    The Voyage of Captain Popanilla

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