chorister

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noun cho·ris·ter \ˈkȯr-ə-stər, ˈkär-\

Definition of chorister

  1. 1 :  a singer in a choir; specifically :  choirboy

  2. 2 :  the leader of a church choir

Origin and Etymology of chorister

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


First Known Use: 14th century


CHORISTER Defined for English Language Learners

chorister

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noun cho·ris·ter \ˈkȯr-ə-stər, ˈkär-\

Definition of chorister for English Language Learners

  • : a singer in a choir


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