Definition of producer
2 : a person who supervises or finances a work (such as a staged or recorded performance) for exhibition or dissemination to the public
3 : an autotrophic organism (such as a green plant) viewed as a source of biomass that can be consumed by other organisms — compare consumer
Examples of producer in a Sentence
the producer of the play
He is the director and producer.
The country is the world's leading oil producer.
Recent Examples of producer from the Web
Guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor will both serve as executive producers.
Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige are scheduled to attend, but the roster of big-name Hollywood stars hasn’t been revealed.
According to the movie's producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal, the initials were meant to be more of a sort-of Easter egg homage for fans of the franchise.
Steve Scott, a Goodman longtime producer, is directing this O'Neill play portrait of family life at the turn of the century.
This zero-sum worldview fuels the politics of Northern Ireland, and the DUP is very much a product and producer of the us-or-them political culture.
Editor's Note: Space.com senior producer Steve Spaleta contributed to this report.
The executive producer of the Real Housewives franchise, late-night talk show host, and all-around Bravo titan serves a healthy amount of drama to viewers nearly every day.
An event producer, industry veteran Yaron Lavi, was hired and began work March 6.
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First Known Use of producer
PRODUCER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of producer for English Language Learners
: someone who is in charge of making and usually providing the money for a play, movie, record, etc.
: someone or something that grows or makes particular goods or products
PRODUCER Defined for Kids
Definition of producer for Students
1 : someone or something that grows or makes a product oil producers
2 : someone who prepares or finances a public presentation (as a movie)
3 : a living thing (as a green plant) that makes its own food
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