choreographer

[kawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, kohr-]
noun
a person who creates dance compositions and plans and arranges dance movements and patterns for dances and especially for ballets.

Origin:
1885–90; choreograph(y) + -er1

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choreography or choregraphy (ˌkɒrɪˈɒɡrəfɪ, kɒˈrɛɡrəfɪ)
 
n
1.  the composition of dance steps and sequences for ballet and stage dancing
2.  the steps and sequences of a ballet or dance
3.  the notation representing such steps
4.  the art of dancing
 
[C18: from Greek khoreia dance + -graphy]
 
choregraphy or choregraphy
 
n
 
[C18: from Greek khoreia dance + -graphy]
 
chore'ographer or choregraphy
 
n
 
cho'regrapher or choregraphy
 
n
 
choreographic or choregraphy
 
adj
 
choregraphic or choregraphy
 
adj
 
choreo'graphically or choregraphy
 
adv
 
chore'graphically or choregraphy
 
adv

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choreographer
1886, from choreography.
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Example sentences
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.
Normally, information about a new program is announced by the skater or jointly between the skater, coach and choreographer.
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