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

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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, "What “Feud” Misses About Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, and the Art of Movies," 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,, "Talented cast brings rousing performance of “42nd Street” to the Kauffman Center," 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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to take the place or position of

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