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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kawr-uh s, kohr-]
    • /ˈkɔr əs, ˈkoʊr-/
    • /ˈkɔː.rəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr-uh s, kohr-]
    • /ˈkɔr əs, ˈkoʊr-/

Definitions of chorused word

  • noun plural chorused Music. a group of persons singing in unison. (in an opera, oratorio, etc.) such a group singing choral parts in connection with soloists or individual singers. a piece of music for singing in unison. a part of a song that recurs at intervals, usually following each verse; refrain. 1
  • noun plural chorused simultaneous utterance in singing, speaking, shouting, etc. 1
  • noun plural chorused the sounds so uttered: a chorus of jeers. 1
  • noun plural chorused a company of dancers and singers. the singing, dancing, or songs performed by such a company. 1
  • noun plural chorused a lyric poem, believed to have been in dithyrambic form, that was sung and danced to, originally as a religious rite, by a company of persons. an ode or series of odes sung by a group of actors in ancient Greek drama. the group of actors that performed the chorus and served as major participants in, commentators on, or as a supplement to the main action of the drama. 1
  • noun plural chorused Theater. a group of actors or a single actor having a function similar to that of the Greek chorus, as in Elizabethan drama. the part of a play performed by such a group or individual. 1

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Origin of chorused

First appearance:

before 1555
One of the 31% oldest English words
1555-65; < Latin < Greek chorós a dance, band of dancers and singers

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Parts of speech for Chorused


chorused popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

chorused usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chorused

verb chorused

  • recite — to repeat the words of, as from memory, especially in a formal manner: to recite a lesson.
  • shout — to call or cry out loudly and vigorously.
  • intone — to utter with a particular tone or voice modulation.
  • descant — A descant is a tune which is played or sung above the main tune in a piece of music.
  • vocalize — to make vocal; utter; articulate; sing.

noun chorused

  • refrained — to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often followed by from): I refrained from telling him what I thought.
  • repeated — done, made, or said again and again: repeated attempts.
  • reprised — Usually, reprises. Law. an annual deduction, duty, or payment out of a manor or estate, as an annuity or the like.
  • tuned — a succession of musical sounds forming an air or melody, with or without the harmony accompanying it.
  • bobbed — If a woman's hair is bobbed, it is cut in a bob.

Antonyms for chorused

noun chorused

  • silenced — absence of any sound or noise; stillness.

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