noun, plural im·pre·sa·ri·os.
Origin of impresario
Examples from the Web for impresario
Leonard was now the impresario of Delta Blues, music sold to the poorest people in the city.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Warning to politicians,” Internet impresario Matt Drudge recently tweeted.Why TV Anchor Jorge Ramos Swam Across The Rio Grande|Lloyd Grove|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That autumn she had been introduced to the British producer and impresario Charles Cochran.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art|Judith Mackrell|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Critics derided him as a master of road shows and an impresario of spreadsheets.The Brutal Fall of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At 28, Schroeder is the same age as Internet impresario Mark Zuckerberg.Fashion of a Certain Age New Website Halsbrook.com Caters to Mature Shoppers|Robin Givhan|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When Renovales handed her the pile of lires which the impresario gave him she said with a little laugh of joy, "Money, money!"Woman Triumphant|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
The idea of Faust plainly attracted him, and the impresario hastily followed up the advantage.The Dominant Strain|Anna Chapin Ray
The impresario had heard of Verdi, through the fact that the Conservatory had blackballed him.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14|Elbert Hubbard
There are theatres, but nothing is given in them because there is no impresario.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
The stipend paid to her by the impresario, the jewels, the big bouquets—all flowed into the treasury of the insurrection.Vittoria, Complete|George Meredith
noun plural -sarios
Word Origin for impresario
1746, from Italian impresario "operatic manager," literally "undertaker (of a business)," from impresa "undertaking," fem. of impreso, past participle of imprendere "undertake," from Vulgar Latin imprendere, from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, onto" (see in- (2)) + prehendere "to grasp" (see prehensile).