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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).
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(Music, other) one of a number of young boys who sing the treble part in a church choir
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a boy who sings in a choir.
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choirboy[ˈkwaɪərbɔɪ] n → jeune choriste m, petit chanteur mchoir practice n
to go to choir practice → aller à la choralechoir school n → maîtrise f (rattachée à une cathédrale)choir-stall [ˈkwaɪərstɔːl] n → stalle f (du chœur)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
choirboy[ˈkwaɪəˌbɔɪ] n → corista m (ragazzo)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995