[ 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.

Origin of choreograph

First recorded in 1875–80; back formation from choreography

OTHER WORDS FROM choreograph

re·cho·re·o·graph, verb (used with object)un·cho·re·o·graphed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for choreograph

/ (ˈkɒrɪəˌɡræf) /


(tr) to compose the steps and dances for (a piece of music or ballet)
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