Definitions of chorus

  1. To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously.
  2. utter in unison; "` yes, ' the children chorused"
  3. any utterance produced simultaneously by a group; " a chorus of boos"
  4. a group of people assembled to sing together
  5. a company of actors who comment ( by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
  6. a body of dancers or singers who perform together
  7. A band of singers and dancers.
  8. A company of persons supposed to behold what passed in the acts of a tragedy, and to sing the sentiments which the events suggested in couplets or verses between the acts; also, that which was thus sung by the chorus.
  9. An interpreter in a dumb show or play.
  10. A company of singers singing in concert.
  11. A composition of two or more parts, each of which is intended to be sung by a number of voices.
  12. Parts of a song or hymn recurring at intervals, as at the end of stanzas; also, a company of singers who join with the singer or choir in singer or choir in singing such parts.
  13. The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration; as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls.
  14. The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration; as, a of shouts and catcalls.
  15. A number singing together; that part of a musical composition in which the company all sing together; a piece of music arranged in parts; a refrain at the end of each verse of a song.
  16. Company of singers; part of music for many voices.
  17. A song or refrain for several voices; a body of singers.
  18. A company of persons singing in concert; a piece performed by a company in concert; verses of a song in which the company join the singer; a musical composition of two or more parts; in the ancient drama, persons introduced as beholding what passes in the acts of a piece, and who sing their sentiments between the acts; a song between the acts of a piece; originally a band of singers and dancers employed on festive occasions in honour of the gods, particularly Bacchus.
  19. A number of singers singing together; the part of a song repeated at the end of every verse.
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