choral [adjective kawr-uh l, kohr-; noun kuh-ral, kaw-, koh-, kawr-uh l, kohr-] Word Origin adjective
- of a chorus or a choir: She heads our new choral society.
- sung by, adapted for, or containing a chorus or a choir.
- relating to, sung by, or designed for a chorus or choir
- a variant spelling of chorale
Derived Formschorally, adverb Word Origin and History for chorally choral adj.
1580s, from Middle French choral or directly from Medieval Latin choralis “belonging to a chorus or choir,” from Latin chorus (see chorus).