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chorus girl

noun
1.
a female singer or dancer of the chorus of a musical comedy, vaudeville show, etc.
Origin of chorus girl
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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Examples from the Web for chorus girl
Historical Examples
  • The third was a chorus girl: on the whole, the best of the bunch.

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome
  • Don't make any mistake, Nicky; she's no chorus girl out of work.

    The La Chance Mine Mystery Susan Carleton Jones
  • Im all for the chorus girland when I say chorus girl, I use the term generically.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • They say you act more like a chorus girl than a Glenwood pupil.

    Dorothy Dale's Great Secret Margaret Penrose
  • I think a chorus girl would be a real addition to our family.

    The Little Brown Jug at Kildare Meredith Nicholson
  • A chorus girl lived twelve years with a man, who then cast her off.

    Neighbors

    Jacob A. Riis
  • Bear in mind you're a chorus girl and conduct yourself in accord.

    She Buildeth Her House Will Comfort
  • Underneath the stage of a theater, drinking beer with a chorus girl!

    Mortmain Arthur Cheny Train
  • I'm to be taken for a chorus girl, by old Sassoon too—complications, heaps of fun!

    The Salamander Owen Johnson
  • The stage-door Johnnie will be best caught by a chorus girl.

    The Riddle of the Night Thomas W. Hanshew
British Dictionary definitions for chorus girl

chorus girl

noun
1.
a girl who dances or sings in the chorus of a musical comedy, revue, etc
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