Definition of maestro
: a master usually in an art; especially : an eminent composer, conductor, or teacher of music
Examples of maestro in a Sentence
a maestro of the violin
Recent Examples of maestro from the Web
So here’s a taste of all that has taken place for the clay court maestro on the red dirt.
Roman Coppola is the maestro of Saturday afternoon’s Live Auction at Meadowood resort, which perennially pulls in the biggest haul of the weekend.
Bass maestro Christian McBride joins the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra at Seattle’s Nordstrom Recital Hall on Saturday, June 17, and at the Kirkland Performance Center on Sunday, June 18.
Besides headliners LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange, there are rare North American visits from PJ Harvey and Australian hip-hop maestros the Avalanches, plus legendary New Jersey post-punks the Feelies.
His successor, the Dutch maestro Jaap van Zweden, is best known for crackling performances of a narrower slice of the standard repertory.
Wired enlisted DJ Whoo Kid, the underground maestro behind hundreds of mixtapes and an inspiration on Eminem's latest, a compilation called The Re-Up, for some tips on making a mix that won't be tossed faster than a fruitcake.
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Origin and Etymology of maestro
Italian, literally, master, from Latin magister — more at master
First Known Use: 1724
MAESTRO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maestro for English Language Learners
: a man who is an expert at writing, conducting, or teaching music
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