chorus line

noun

: a group of dancers and singers supporting the featured players in a musical comedy or revue : chorus sense 1e
often used figuratively
… a chorus line of executives trotted out their achievements …Frank Gibney Jr., Time, 24 May 1999

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chorus line was in 1898

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“Chorus line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chorus%20line. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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