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choreography

noun cho·re·og·ra·phy \ˌkr-ē-ˈä-grə-fē\

: the art or job of deciding how dancers will move in a performance; also : the movements that are done by dancers in a performance

plural cho·re·og·ra·phies

Full Definition of CHOREOGRAPHY

1
:  the art of symbolically representing dancing
2
a :  the composition and arrangement of dances especially for ballet
b :  a composition created by this art
3
:  something resembling choreography <a snail-paced choreography of delicate high diplomacy — Wolfgang Saxon>
cho·reo·graph·ic \ˌkr-ē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
cho·reo·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of CHOREOGRAPHY

  1. He has an interest in choreography.
  2. a show with excellent choreography

Origin of CHOREOGRAPHY

French chorégraphie, from Greek choreia + French -graphie -graphy
First Known Use: circa 1789

Other Dance Terms

attitude, honor, saltatory, sashay, taw

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