Definition of chorine in English:


Line breaks: chor|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːriːn


  • A chorus girl: pictures of 1930's chorines in stage costumes of the period
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    • In Astaire's extraordinarily complex ‘Bojangles of Harlem,’ he dances by himself, with a proliferation of chorines, and finally with three massive rear-projection shadows of himself.
    • And he became inordinately fond of various chorines and divas.
    • After all, the young women she affectionately called ‘my girls’ were no common chorines.


1920s (originally US): from chorus + -ine3.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody