Definition of Chopin

1. Noun. The music of Chopin. "He practiced Chopin day and night"

Generic synonyms: Music

2. Noun. United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904).
Exact synonyms: Kate Chopin, Kate O'flaherty Chopin
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

3. Noun. French composer (born in Poland) and pianist of the romantic school (1810-1849).
Exact synonyms: Frederic Francois Chopin
Generic synonyms: Composer, Pianist, Piano Player

Definition of Chopin

1. n. A liquid measure formerly used in France and Great Britain, varying from half a pint to a wine quart.

2. n. See Chopine.

Definition of Chopin

1. Proper noun. (surname French from=French) ¹

2. Proper noun. Frédéric Chopin Polish-born classical composer ¹

3. Proper noun. (music) The music of this composer ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A liquid unit of measure of almost half a pint. ¹

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Definition of Chopin

1. chopine [n -S] - See also: chopine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chopin

Choloepus didactylus
Choloepus hoffmanni
Chondrus crispus
Chopart's amputation
Chopart's joint
Choriotis australis
Chorizagrotis auxiliaris

Literary usage of Chopin

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1. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas (1891)
"FREDERICK chopin О get sight of chopin one has to look through a thick coating of Parisian varnish. Contemporaries who have written about him, George Sand, ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"Schubert, the prince of lyrists—chopin, the most romantic of pianoforte writers, Schubert rich with an inexhaustible fancy—chopin perfect with an exquisite ..."

3. A History of the Pianoforte and Pianoforte Players by Oskar Bie, Ernest Edward Kellett, Edward Woodall Naylor (1899)
"And when chopin, after his arrival in Paris, conceived the idea of taking further lessons ... chopin had formed his own playing, as he formed his own style. ..."

4. Music (1899)
"Let us begin by saying that no comparison is possible between chopin and Paganini ... We now come to the parallel between chopin and Paganini concerning the ..."

5. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1873)
"chopin was not displeased, judging by the motions of his head. ... How sorry Lenz felt for chopin! He understood in its full meaning Liszt's exclamation of ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1850)
"At Paris, aged 39, Frederic chopin, composer. chopin was born in 1810 at ... chopin played in public at Vienna and Munich in 1831. ..."

7. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"Her own health began to suffer under her countless cares ; and when the ignorant people who surrounded them discovered that chopin had a cough, they, ..."

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