Definition of choric in English:

choric

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːrɪk//ˈkɒrɪk/

adjective

  • Belonging to, spoken by, or resembling a chorus in drama or recitation:

    ‘he is a choric commentator speaking with the wisdom of age’
    • ‘In the same way, the sight of his father defeated by unemployment provides Death of a Salesman with its Greek, choric universality.’
    • ‘The story is presented by nine choric dancers who, in their dark glasses and black skullcaps, resemble a sinister Gallic mime troupe.’
    • ‘This song is sung by Pete Townshend, whose voice in the film is a kind of choric narrator, directly addressing the audience as in Greek tragedy.’
    • ‘He praises her perfection in hyperbolic, mythological terms in the long speech which precedes the choric conclusion to the play.’
    • ‘Where Brecht uses song or projected words upon a screen, Shakespeare is more likely to use choric characters who may utter highly wrought poetic speeches of some length only to disappear for the rest of the play.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: via late Latin from Greek khorikos, from khoros chorus.

Pronunciation:

choric

/ˈkɔːrɪk//ˈkɒrɪk/