- 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.