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Definition of Chorus

Chorus

  1. A band of singers and dancers.
  2. A company of persons supposed to behold what passed in the acts of a tragedy, and to sing the sentiments which the events suggested in couplets or verses between the acts; also, that which was thus sung by the chorus.
  3. An interpreter in a dumb show or play.
  4. A company of singers singing in concert.
  5. A composition of two or more parts, each of which is intended to be sung by a number of voices.
  6. Parts of a song or hymn recurring at intervals, as at the end of stanzas; also, a company of singers who join with the singer or choir in singer or choir in singing such parts.
  7. The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration; as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls.
  8. To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously.

Chorus Quotations

I don't mind a repetitive chorus; I mind repetitive verse. I mean, it's the same amount of space. Why would you have only three diamonds if you can have six?
Lou Reed

I had never considered using a hashtag anywhere other than on Twitter, but now I'm inspired. Text messages have always seemed a little flat to me, so the murmuring Greek chorus of a hashtag might be a perfect way to liven them up and give them a bit of dimension.
Susan Orlean

Movies, as evidenced by a chorus of protesting and celebrating Americans, influence broader trends.
Anna Deavere Smith

Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.
Abba Eban

A lot of people pretty much only listen to the chorus.
Lenny Kravitz
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Chorus Translations

chorus in Danish is kor
chorus in Dutch is zangkoor, rei, koor
chorus in French is choeur, chorale
chorus in German is Chor
chorus in Italian is ritornello, coro
chorus in Spanish is coro

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