chorus girl


Definition of chorus girl

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

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Dames at Sea A Broadway chorus girl gets her big break aboard a ship in this celebration of classic musicals from the 1930s-40s. Matt Cooper,, "SoCal theater listings, June 9-16: ‘Indecent,’ the Hollywood Fringe Festival and more," 7 June 2019 Fosse directed and choreographed the show while Verdon starred as chorus girl Roxie Hart. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Complete Timeline of the Real Relationship Between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon," 9 Apr. 2019 Crawford climbs the ladder from chorus girl to Broadway star while debating the relative merits of suitors Clark Gable and Franchot Tone. Patrick Friel, Chicago Reader, "Dance / Film / On Video Joan Crawford shines in five Hollywood classics," 26 June 2018 The Fox program began with a line of chorus girls singing and dancing to The Chorus Line song One. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "'Bohemian Rhapsody' unveiled: Rami Malek's Freddie Mercury role could be 'career-defining'," 26 Apr. 2018 With razor-sharp wit, Megan Fairchild, puffing away on a cigarette and then clearing the air with the silky wave of a hand, brought the glamour of a 1940s chorus girl to her debut. Gia Kourlas, New York Times, "At New York City Ballet, Hits, Misses and Daring Dancers," 6 Mar. 2018 Presently, another couple arrives out of the storm — a flirtatious chorus girl (Lilian Bond) and a boisterous local aristocrat who, as embodied by Charles Laughton, is a force of nature to rival the weather. J. Hoberman, New York Times, "‘The Old Dark House’ Is Creepy. Its Occupants? Downright Kooky.," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of chorus girl

1894, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of chorus girl

: a girl or young woman who sings or dances in a chorus

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