chorus girl

noun

Definition of chorus girl

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

Examples of chorus girl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As a teen in New York City, Munson found work as a chorus girl, a relatively new and groundbreaking entertainment phenomenon imported from Europe: Beautiful women dancing in unison. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, "The Story of Audrey Munson, the Supermodel You’ve Never Heard Of," 11 Jan. 2020 His mother, Florence Leder Ditchik, was a beauty queen and chorus girl on Broadway, later an interior decorator. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, "Stephen Dixon, prolific writer of experimental, unsettling fiction, dies at 83," 6 Nov. 2019 His mother, Florence Leder Ditchik, was a beauty queen and chorus girl on Broadway, later an interior decorator. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, "Stephen Dixon, prolific writer of experimental, unsettling fiction, dies at 83," 6 Nov. 2019 Based in Berlin in 1931, the plot swirls around a decadent chorus girl and an American writer. Stageworks Theatre is located at 10760 Grant Road in Houston. Houston Chronicle, "Nov. 8-16: Holiday events, craft fairs planned in northwest Harris County," 31 Oct. 2019 His mother, Florence Leder Ditchik, was a beauty queen and chorus girl on Broadway, later an interior decorator. BostonGlobe.com, "Stephen Dixon, prolific writer of experimental, unsettling fiction, dies at 83 - The Boston Globe," 8 Nov. 2019 There was a mysterious death of a chorus girl [at the theater]. Lydia Price, PEOPLE.com, "20 Celebs Who Have Had Actual Ghost Encounters," 30 Sep. 2019 At some point during her travels, Rainey became acquainted with a young Bessie Smith, who was then performing as a chorus girl, and became Smith’s mentor. New York Times, "Overlooked No More: Ma Rainey, the ‘Mother of the Blues’," 12 June 2019 The ape man and Boy meet a chorus girl on her way to warn a sheik about Nazis. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week Sept. 1 - 7, 2019: John Wayne in ‘The Searchers’ and more," 30 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of chorus girl

1894, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jan 2020

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

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chorus girl

noun

English Language Learners Definition of chorus girl

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

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