adjective Date: 1830 of, relating to, or being in the style of a chorus and especially a Greek chorus

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  • Choric — Cho ric, a. [L. choricus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to a chorus. [1913 Webster] I remember a choric ode in the Hecuba. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choric — [kôr′ik] adj. of, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp. in an ancient Greek play …   English World dictionary

  • choric — /kawr ik, kohr /, adj. of, pertaining to, or written for a chorus. [1810 20; < LL choricus < Gk chorikós, equiv. to chor(ós) CHORUS + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • choric — adjective a) Including or involving a b) (poetry) Intended to be sung by a choir or chorus (e.g. a hymn) …   Wiktionary

  • choric — [ kɒrɪk, kɔ:rɪk] adjective of or resembling a chorus in drama or recitation …   English new terms dictionary

  • choric — cho·ric …   English syllables

  • choric — cho•ric [[t]ˈkɔr ɪk, ˈkoʊr [/t]] adj. sbz of or for a chorus • Etymology: 1810–20; < LL < Gk …   From formal English to slang

  • choric — /ˈkɒrɪk/ (say korik) adjective of or for a chorus …   Australian English dictionary

  • choric —   a. pertaining to chorus in ancient Greek tragedy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • choric — adj. of, like, or for a chorus in drama or recitation. Etymology: LL choricus f. Gk khorikos (as CHORUS) …   Useful english dictionary

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