[ kawr-uh s, kohr- ]
/ ˈkɔr əs, ˈkoʊr- /

noun, plural cho·rus·es.

verb (used with or without object), cho·rused, cho·rus·ing.

to sing or speak in chorus.

Idioms for chorus

    in chorus, in unison; with all speaking or singing simultaneously: They responded in chorus to the minister's questions.

Origin of chorus

1555–65; < Latin < Greek chorós a dance, band of dancers and singers Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for chorus

/ (ˈkɔːrəs) /

noun plural -ruses


to speak, sing, or utter (words, etc) in unison

Word Origin for chorus

C16: from Latin, from Greek khoros
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Idioms and Phrases with chorus


see in chorus.

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