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regisseur

noun re·gis·seur \ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər\

Definition of regisseur

  1. :  a director responsible for staging a theatrical work (as a ballet)



Examples of regisseur

  1. <the ballet company's new regisseur plans to put a more modern spin on The Nutcracker>



Variants of regisseur

or ré·gis·seur play \ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər\

Origin of regisseur

French régisseur, from régir to direct, from Old French regir, reger, Latin regere to rule


First Known Use: 1828


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