[kwahyuh r-mas-ter, -mah-ster]
- the director of a choir.
Origin of choirmaster
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Examples from the Web for choirmaster
One of Mr. Barbers sons was the able organist and choirmaster.Wintering in the Riviera
Mr. Melod, the choirmaster, wrung his hand, while tears came into his eyes.The Outdoor Chums in the Forest
The choirmaster squeezed his moist palms and wiped an anxious brow.
"He has been a great player—in his day," said the choirmaster.
"And now it is the people—they will not let him go," murmured the choirmaster despairingly.
- a person who trains, leads, or conducts a choir
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