cho·​reo·​graph ˈkȯr-ē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce choreograph (audio)
choreographed; choreographing; choreographs

transitive verb

: to compose the choreography of
choreograph a ballet
: to arrange or direct the movements, progress, or details of
a carefully choreographed meeting

intransitive verb

: to engage in choreography
choreographer noun

Examples of choreograph in a Sentence

She was hired to choreograph the ballet routines. the advance team completely choreographed the candidate's campaign appearances
Recent Examples on the Web Those are some of the dearest moments of my childhood: the exquisite glee and butterflies in my tummy while performing some rudimentary choreographed routine with a lumpia in each hand, like tiny batons for that little girl. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 Attendees will experience a special dance performance featuring members, staff and volunteers of the Key Clubhouse, choreographed by Miami Baila Dance Studio. Christina Mayo, Miami Herald, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for choreograph 

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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The first known use of choreograph was in 1943

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“Choreograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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