directorial

adjective di·rec·to·ri·al \ də-ˌrek-ˈtȯr-ē-əl , (ˌ)dī- \

Definition of directorial

1 :serving to direct
2 :of or relating to a director or to theatrical or motion-picture direction
3 :of, relating to, or administered by a directory

Examples of directorial in a Sentence

  1. an applicant with a number of directorial positions on his résumé

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First Known Use of directorial

1770


DIRECTORIAL Defined for English Language Learners

directorial

adjective

Definition of directorial for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a director and especially to the director of a play, movie, etc.



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