cho·​rine | \ ˈkȯr-ˌēn How to pronounce chorine (audio) \

Definition of chorine

Examples of chorine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By contrast, Crawford started as a chorine and her range of performance wasn’t large; her theatrical craft was modest but her onscreen presence and projection of character was—and, in the rewatching, is—colossal. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 23 Mar. 2017 Kahlia Davis is sexy and surprisingly sweet as the sassy chorine who becomes Peggy’s best gal pal. Kara Gibson Slocum is wonderfully vain as the show’s leading lady, a manipulative stage vet whose Oklahoma sugar daddy is financing the show. Robert W. Butler,, 3 May 2017

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First Known Use of chorine

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chorine

chorus + -ine, feminine noun suffix (as in Pauline)

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The first known use of chorine was in 1922

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“Chorine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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