choir loft

choir loft
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kwahyuh r lawft, loft]
    • /kwaɪər lɔft, lɒft/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kwahyuh r lawft, loft]
    • /kwaɪər lɔft, lɒft/

Definitions of choir loft words

  • noun choir loft a gallery in a cathedral, abbey, or church used by the choir 3
  • noun choir loft the gallery occupied by the choir in a church 3
  • noun choir loft a gallery in a church in which the choir is placed. 1

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Origin of choir loft

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30

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Parts of speech for Choir loft


choir loft popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

choir loft usage trend in Literature

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