choirboy


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choir·boy

 (kwīr′boi′)
n.
1. A boy who is a member of a choir.
2. Informal A morally upright young man: "They're ... choirboys—clean, scrubbed nothings—so there's no dramatic or psychological preparation for the explosion of killing" (Pauline Kael).

choirboy

(ˈkwaɪəˌbɔɪ)
n
(Music, other) one of a number of young boys who sing the treble part in a church choir

choir•boy

(ˈkwaɪərˌbɔɪ)

n.
a boy who sings in a choir.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choirboy - a boy who sings in a choirchoirboy - a boy who sings in a choir    
chorister - a singer in a choir
Translations

choirboy

[ˈkwaɪəbɔɪ] Nniño m de coro

choirboy

[ˈkwaɪərbɔɪ] njeune choriste m, petit chanteur mchoir practice n
to go to choir practice → aller à la choralechoir school nmaîtrise f (rattachée à une cathédrale)choir-stall [ˈkwaɪərstɔːl] nstalle f (du chœur)

choirboy

[ˈkwaɪəˌbɔɪ] ncorista m (ragazzo)
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