chorus boy

noun

Definition of chorus boy

: a young man who sings or dances in the chorus of a theatrical production (such as a musical or revue)

Examples of chorus boy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After being spotted at a bodybuilding competition in London, Connery was invited to join the company of a touring production of South Pacific as a chorus boy; later, he was promoted to a speaking role. Liam Hess, Vogue, "Sir Sean Connery, the Original James Bond, Has Died at 90," 31 Oct. 2020 One of its lead producers is from L.A., and ones of its chorus boys is quite popular among audience members with eyes. Craig Nakano, latimes.com, "What time are the Tony Awards? It’s (ridiculously) complicated," 9 June 2019

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First Known Use of chorus boy

1943, in the meaning defined above

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13 Nov 2020

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“Chorus boy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chorus%20boy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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