regisseur

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noun re·gis·seur \ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər\
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régisseur

Definition of regisseur

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1828



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