funeral director

noun
|Updated on: 28 Jul 2018

Definition of funeral director

: one whose profession is the management of funerals and who is usually an embalmer

Examples of funeral director in a Sentence

  1. the funeral director instructed the pallbearers on how to proceed

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First Known Use of funeral director

1834

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funeral director Synonyms

Synonyms

mortician, undertaker;

Related Words

embalmer;


FUNERAL DIRECTOR Defined for English Language Learners

funeral director

Definition of funeral director for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to arrange and manage funerals



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