Definition of choirman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkwʌɪəmən/

noun (plural choirmen)

A man who sings in a church or cathedral choir.
Example sentences
  • My father, being the head choirman, was handed the cross off the altar.
  • Indeed in the interval the choirmen were comparing plainsong with the monks’ psalters.
  • An army may march on its stomach, but it is well known that choirmen sing on their beer.

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