choreograph

verb cho·reo·graph \ ˈkȯr-ē-ə-ˌgraf \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of choreograph

transitive verb
1 : to compose the choreography of
  • choreograph a ballet
2 : to arrange or direct the movements, progress, or details of
  • a carefully choreographed meeting
intransitive verb
: to engage in choreography

choreographer

play \ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-grə-fər\ noun

Examples of choreograph in a Sentence

  1. She was hired to choreograph the ballet routines.

  2. the advance team completely choreographed the candidate's campaign appearances

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First Known Use of choreograph

1943


CHOREOGRAPH Defined for English Language Learners

choreograph

verb

Definition of choreograph for English Language Learners

  • : to decide how a dancer or group of dancers will move during a performance



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