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1choir

noun \ˈkwī(-ə)r\

: a group of singers especially in a church

: the part of a church where the singers sit

Full Definition of CHOIR

1
:  an organized company of singers (as in a church service)
2
:  a group of instruments of the same class <a brass choir>
3
:  an organized group of persons or things
4
:  a division of angels
5
:  the part of a church occupied by the singers or by the clergy; also :  the part of a church where the services are performed
6
:  a group organized for ensemble speaking

Examples of CHOIR

  1. <joined the choir for next year>

Origin of CHOIR

Middle English quer, from Anglo-French queor, from Medieval Latin chorus, from Latin, chorus — more at chorus
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to CHOIR

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

2choir

verb

Definition of CHOIR

intransitive verb
:  to sing or sound in chorus or concert

First Known Use of CHOIR

1596

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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