regisseur

noun re·gis·seur \ ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər \
variants: or régisseur

Definition of regisseur

: a director responsible for staging a theatrical work (such as a ballet)

Examples of regisseur in a Sentence

  1. the ballet company's new regisseur plans to put a more modern spin on The Nutcracker

Origin and Etymology of regisseur

French régisseur, from régir to direct, from Old French regir, reger, Latin regere to rule

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