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, 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,, 9 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chorus boy was in 1943

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“Chorus boy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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