- the leader of a dramatic chorus.
- a person who undertook the expense of providing for such a chorus.
Origin of choragus
OTHER WORDS FROM choraguscho·rag·ic [kuh-raj-ik, -rey-jik], /kəˈrædʒ ɪk, -ˈreɪ dʒɪk/, adjective
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How to use choragus in a sentence
Thus, on one occasion, Themistocles was the choragus to a tragedy by Phrynichus.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The addresses of the choragus are all written by the Geistlicher Rath Daisenberger.
It consists of eighteen singers, with a leader styled the Choragus.
Perhaps you will accommodate me, my handsome young captain, choragus of this new school of the prophets?'Hypatia|Charles Kingsley
Then he puts one Choragus—or leader of chorus, supporting the main action—on each side.Mornings in Florence|John Ruskin
British Dictionary definitions for choragus
- the leader of a chorus
- a sponsor of a chorus