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choreographer

[kawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈɒg rə fər, ˌkoʊr-/
noun
1.
a person who creates dance compositions and plans and arranges dance movements and patterns for dances and especially for ballets.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; choreograph(y) + -er1
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Examples from the web for choreographer
  • People pretending is at the heart of all art, and a programmer is pretending the same way a choreographer is pretending.
  • The loft had belonged to a choreographer and a sculptor who had both died of aids.
  • As a dancer and choreographer, this really is my moment to shine.
  • Susan is a contemporary dancer-choreographer who has worked and performed internationally.
  • Normally, information about a new program is announced by the skater or jointly between the skater, coach and choreographer.
  • Fosse was an innovative choreographer and had multiple achievements in his life.
  • It portrays a chainsmoking choreographer driven by his type a personality.
Word Origin and History for choreographer
n.

1829, from choreography + -er (1). Choreographist (1857) did not thrive. In Greek, a person who trained a chorus was a khorodidaskelikos.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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