unchoreographed

adjective

un·​cho·​reo·​graphed ˌən-ˈkȯr-ē-ə-ˌgraft How to pronounce unchoreographed (audio)
: not planned, arranged, or directed by or as if by choreography : not choreographed
unchoreographed dancing/dancers
an unchoreographed meeting

Examples of unchoreographed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Out of nowhere, one of her eyelids closes, in what appears to be an unchoreographed movement. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 26 Oct. 2022 The studio’s stage had been outfitted to look like a casual and haphazard dance party, with a couch, rugs, strings of lights, and a crew of dancers performing seemingly unchoreographed moves. Carrie Battan, The New Yorker, 21 Mar. 2022 The Astros fans did respond quite loudly, especially in their Game 1 victory, and there were some unchoreographed chants, but on the whole, Minute Maid relies on the cue-card approach to whipping up the fans. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Oct. 2021 That is, the nightly content was unscripted, unchoreographed, and audiences wanted to watch it in real time. L. Jon Wertheim, Time, 23 June 2021 As the oldest, Ryan got put in charge of large amounts of unchoreographed free time. John Wilkens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Sep. 2020 His effervescent dance that wins the day at the movie’s climax was mostly unchoreographed. Lindsay Whitehurst, Twin Cities, 19 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unchoreographed was in 1962

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“Unchoreographed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchoreographed. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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