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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kawr-ik, kohr-]
    • /ˈkɔr ɪk, ˈkoʊr-/
    • /ˈkɔːɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr-ik, kohr-]
    • /ˈkɔr ɪk, ˈkoʊr-/

Definitions of choric word

  • adjective choric of, like, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp of singing, dancing, or the speaking of verse 3
  • adjective choric of, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp. in an ancient Greek play 3
  • adjective choric of, relating to, or written for a chorus. 1
  • noun choric Belonging to, spoken by, or resembling a chorus in drama or recitation. 1
  • adjective choric Including or involving a Greek chorus. 0
  • adjective choric (poetry) Intended to be sung by a choir or chorus (e.g. a hymn). 0

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Origin of choric

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
1810-20; < Late Latin choricus < Greek chorikós, equivalent to chor(ós) chorus + -ikos -ic

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choric popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 74% 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.

choric usage trend in Literature

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