One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A young woman who sings or dances in the chorus of a musical.
- ‘She began her career as a chorus girl in an African-American revue in Philadelphia and also appeared at the Cotton Club in Harlem.’
- ‘Starting as a nightclub chorus girl, she advanced to supporting roles in New York plays, and then became famous as a blonde Hollywood sexpot.’
- ‘Velma Kelly - the part for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar - was a chorus girl desperate for fame who had clawed her way to stardom using any trick she could, including her voluptuous sexuality.’
- ‘She comes to Paris as a chorus girl at a Follies club, eager to escape the emotional restraint of English life and to possibly find a berth on a ship going west.’
- ‘Born to a starving English artist and a French chorus girl, Becky is orphaned and learns to rely on wits and feminine guile, sharpened at Miss Pinkerton's academy.’
- ‘He remained married and close to his family but despite a narrow streak of puritanism in his make-up, lived openly for years with his mistress, a chorus girl and minor actress, less than half his age.’
- ‘Webb entered show business in 1932 as a chorus girl.’
- ‘To prove that he can teach anyone to be good enough to replace her, he picks a chorus girl to be his next partner.’
- ‘Hart dreams of dancing and singing her way to become a big-time chorus girl and, with the help of Flynn's manipulation and her own cunning, she has her estranged husband and the media singing her praises.’
- ‘One of the brighter moments of the movie, though, comes when we discover that the elder Mrs. Winterbourne once was a chorus girl and really comes from the same gum-snapping blue collar background as Connie Doyle.’
- ‘He travelled to Italy, suffered during and after his return journey from serious illness and depression, and continued an affair with Caroline Richter, a chorus girl at the National Theatre in Berlin.’
- ‘But community groups argue that the 65-year-old landmark, which once employed screen siren Yvonne De Carlo as a chorus girl, is in a perfect location and that other possible sites would displace residents.’
- ‘Frank Sinatra is in fine form in this musical about a roguish nightclub owner who gets involved in a love triangle with a society hostess and a chorus girl.’
- ‘Made into an award winning film, this musical tells the entertaining tale of Roxie Hart, a chorus girl who kills her lover and then steals the heart of the media in a sensational murder trial.’
- ‘It follows the romance between a movie star and the chorus girl recruited to replace his inept leading lady.’
- ‘She just quit her job as a chorus girl on Broadway.’
- ‘Don't tell me the odd player didn't take advantage afterwards of an impressionable chorus girl.’
- ‘Born in 1939 to a chorus girl and a music-hall comedian, he learned his craft making TV commercials in the mid-60s before seeing a window of opportunity.’
- ‘At 15, she was a chorus girl dancing with her godfather, Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson.’
- ‘But, although Doyle attempts to frame the evening in a theatrical way with the idea of the composer dreaming of the eternal chorus girl through the five ages of woman, the evening never has real dramatic impact.’
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