- (or choirgirl)noun a boy (or girl) who sings in a church or cathedral choir.
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choirboy — choir boy n. a boy who sings in a choir. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
choirboy — (or choirgirl) ► NOUN ▪ a boy (or girl) who sings in a church or cathedral choir … English terms dictionary
choirboy — [kwīr′boi΄] n. a boy who sings in a choir … English World dictionary
Choirboy — A choirboy is a boy member of a choir, also known as a treble. As a derisive slang term, it refers to a do gooder or someone who is morally upright, in the same sense that Boy Scout (also derisively) refers to someone who is considered honorable… … Wikipedia
choirboy — UK [ˈkwaɪə(r)ˌbɔɪ] / US [ˈkwaɪrˌbɔɪ] noun [countable] Word forms choirboy : singular choirboy plural choirboys a boy who sings in a church choir … English dictionary
choirboy — [[t]kwa͟ɪ͟ə(r)bɔɪ[/t]] choirboys N COUNT A choirboy is a boy who sings in a church choir … English dictionary
choirboy — noun Date: 1837 a boy member of a choir … New Collegiate Dictionary
choirboy — /kwuyeur boy /, n. 1. a boy who sings in a choir, esp. a church choir. 2. Slang. a person who is notably honest, moral, or innocent. [1830 40; CHOIR + BOY] * * * … Universalium
choirboy — noun a boy chorister … Wiktionary
choirboy — choir|boy [ˈkwaıəbɔı US ˈkwaır ] n a young boy who sings in a church choir … Dictionary of contemporary English
choirboy — choir|boy [ kwaır,bɔı ] noun count a boy who sings in a church CHOIR … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English