Pronunciation of Chorus  

English Meaning

  1. Music A composition usually in four or more parts written for a large number of singers.
  2. Music A refrain in which others, such as audience members, join a soloist in a song.
  3. Music A line or group of lines repeated at intervals in a song.
  4. Music A solo section based on the main melody of a popular song and played by a member of the group.
  5. Music A body of singers who perform choral compositions, usually having more than one singer for each part.
  6. Music A body of vocalists and dancers who support the soloists and leading performers in operas, musical comedies, and revues.
  7. A group of persons who speak or sing in unison a given part or composition in drama or poetry recitation.
  8. An actor in Elizabethan drama who recites the prologue and epilogue to a play and sometimes comments on the action.
  9. A group of masked dancers who performed ceremonial songs at religious festivals in early Greek times.
  10. The group in a classical Greek drama whose songs and dances present an exposition of or, in later tradition, a disengaged commentary on the action.
  11. The portion of a classical Greek drama consisting of choric dance and song.
  12. A group or performer in a modern drama serving a purpose similar to the Greek chorus.
  13. The performers of a choral ode, especially a Pindaric ode.
  14. A speech, song, or other utterance made in concert by many people.
  15. A simultaneous utterance by a number of people: a chorus of jeers from the bystanders.
  16. The sounds so made.
  17. To sing or utter in or as if in chorus.
  18. in chorus All together; in unison.


German Meaning