regisseur


re·gis·seur

noun \ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər\

Definition of REGISSEUR

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

Variants of REGISSEUR

re·gis·seur or ré·gis·seur \ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər\

Examples of REGISSEUR

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

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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