[ kawr-ee-uh-graf, -grahf, kohr- ]
/ ˈkɔr i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈkoʊr- /
verb (used with object)
to provide the choreography for: to choreograph a musical comedy.
to manage, maneuver, or direct: The author is a genius at choreographing a large cast of characters.
verb (used without object)
to work as a choreographer.
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Origin of choreograph
First recorded in 1875–80; back formation from choreography
OTHER WORDS FROM choreographre·cho·re·o·graph, verb (used with object)un·cho·re·o·graphed, adjective
Words nearby choreograph
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Example sentences from the Web for choreograph
In other words, some DNA changes, particularly those in genes that choreograph brain development, may have a lifelong legacy.
British Dictionary definitions for choreograph
/ (ˈkɒrɪəˌɡræf) /
(tr) to compose the steps and dances for (a piece of music or ballet)
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