choric









choric


choric [kawr-ik, kohr-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of, relating to, or written for a chorus.

Origin of choric 1810–20; Late Latin choricus Greek chorikós, equivalent to chor(ós) chorus + -ikos -ic Examples from the Web for choric Historical Examples of choric

  • Westphal, R., his examination of the Choric Odes of Æschylus, 163.

    The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886

    Various

  • Its choric structure is masterly, its spirit is running fire.

    Contemporary American Composers

    Rupert Hughes

  • Harris has written some choric works for men and women also.

    Contemporary American Composers

    Rupert Hughes

  • The movement of the stars might be compared to that of a choric ballet.

    Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2

    Plotinos (Plotinus)

  • So let’s join ranks and seal our bargain with a choric song.

    Lysistrata

    Aristophanes

  • British Dictionary definitions for choric choric adjective

    1. of, like, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp of singing, dancing, or the speaking of verse

    Word Origin and History for choric adj.

    1749, from Latin choricus, from Greek khorikos, from khoros (see chorus).

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