- a member of a choir, esp. a boy singer
- ⌂ one who leads the singing in church of a congregation or choir
Origin of choristeraltered (infl. by chorus) ; from Middle English querister, probably via Anglo-Norman an unverified form cueristre ; from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin querista ; from chorus, choir ; from L: see chorus
- A singer in a choir, especially a choirboy or choirgirl.
- A leader of a choir.
Origin of choristerMiddle English queristre, from Anglo-Norman *cueristre, from Medieval Latin chorista, from chorus, chorus, from Latin, choral dance; see chorus.
Derived from choir + -ster.