regisseur

noun
re·​gis·​seur | \ ˌrā-zhi-ˈsər How to pronounce regisseur (audio) \
variants: or régisseur

Definition of regisseur

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

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Examples of regisseur in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of regisseur

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for regisseur

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

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The first known use of regisseur was in 1828

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“Regisseur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regisseur. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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