- director general,
- director of education,
- director of photography,
- director of public prosecutions,
- director's chair
Origin of director
Examples from the Web for director
This is a Hollywood director at the height of his powers creating original, wildly ambitious epics.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is not the first time the director has fallen for Russian propaganda.
The director left then; he could see the impending catastrophe.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Director Yoo Dong-hun and screenwriter Lee Jung-u were arrested for firebombing theaters.
His rule over the country came to an end in 1979 when the director of the KCIA shot Park and his bodyguard to death at dinner.
Canteen cash at the end of each day should be handed over to the Director and entered in the petty cash book.Campward Ho!|Unknown
A cousin of mine is a director of one of the largest lines of steamers; I'll make him put a state-room at your disposal.Margaret Vincent|Sophia Lucy Clifford
For several years he held the office of director in the Merchants Bank, of Cleveland.Cleveland Past and Present|Maurice Joblin
Two or three times I had to shut off the instrument, fearing the Director would hear me laugh.Jennie Baxter, Journalist|Robert Barr
The Director's door was shut, and again his knockings produced nothing but an echo.Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales|Henry Rider Haggard
late 15c., "a guide," from Anglo-French directour, French directeur, agent noun from Latin dirigere (see direct (v.)). Corporate sense is from 1630s; theatrical sense from 1911.