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chorus girl

a female singer or dancer of the chorus of a musical comedy, vaudeville show, etc.
Origin of chorus girl
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She was a chorus-girl in a variety theatre, earning a poor living under wretched conditions.

  • The brains of a hen, and the soul, probably, of a chorus-girl.

    The Making of a Soul Kathlyn Rhodes
  • But a chorus-girl is the most sentimental person in the world.

    The Real Adventure Henry Kitchell Webster
  • You can keep a chorus-girl car in the garage if you just get her well fooled.

    Blue-grass and Broadway Maria Thompson Daviess
  • And I want to know a nice, sober German girl who has got yellow, chorus-girl hair and will steady a fellow down.

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • And then you spoil all you are, all you might be and do, by tricks unworthy of a chorus-girl.

    Lady Lilith Stephen McKenna
  • I think that you are forgetting, Dick, that you are not speaking to one of your chorus-girl friends.

    Lola Owen Davis
  • The commission, a bottle of fizz, and a chorus-girl form your entire outlook.

    John Brown Captain R. W. Campbell
  • She had found out that her husband had a mistress,—some chorus-girl,—and she was repaying him in his own coin.

    Berenice E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The middle of the house is a sort of chorus-girl belt, while in the upper rooms there are reporters and other nightbirds.

    The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse
British Dictionary definitions for chorus-girl

chorus girl

a girl who dances or sings in the chorus of a musical comedy, revue, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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