chorister

noun cho·ris·ter \ ˈkȯr-ə-stər , ˈkär- \

Definition of chorister

1 :a singer in a choir; specifically :choirboy
2 :the leader of a church choir

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Origin and Etymology of chorister

Middle English querister, from Anglo-French cueristre, from Medieval Latin chorista, from Latin chorus


CHORISTER Defined for English Language Learners

chorister

noun

Definition of chorister for English Language Learners

  • : a singer in a choir



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