from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chorus girl.

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  • n. A female chorus line dancer; a chorus girl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a woman who dances in a chorus line.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman who dances in a chorus line


chor(us) + -ine1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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