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Definition of "chorister" []

  • A singer in a choir, especially a choirboy or choirgirl. (noun)
  • A leader of a choir. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chorister" in a sentence
  • "Noel had loved one deeply -- the word "chorister" was so enchanting; and because of his whiteness, and hair which had no grease on it, but stood up all bright; she had never spoken to him -- a far worship, like that for a star."
  • ""chorister" was so enchanting; and because of his whiteness, and hair which had no grease on it, but stood up all bright; she had never spoken to him -- a far worship, like that for a star."
  • "When he joined the choir at age 8 ½, singing treble, he was told that he would never be more than a chorister."