noun, plural maes·tros.
Origin of maestro
Examples from the Web for maestro
She told me he insisted she called him Maestro: “I thought it was ridiculous and silly,” she said.
At the opening, Clinton was very much the maestro, a mixture of MC and talk show host.Bill Clinton Opens His CGI Summit by Stressing the Urgency of His Mission|David Freedlander|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Peckinpah, for all his reputation as “Bloody Sam,” the maestro of screen violence, cuts that part by at least half.
That opinion is seconded by Eric Ripert, the maestro of Le Bernardin.
“Ileana should be given her due,” Twombly comments today, slightly dismissive of the maestro.
The maestro was not so enthusiastic as Messiani, but he promised to do what he could.Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing|Enrico Caruso and Luisa Tetrazzini
Nino, then, went off to Maestro Ercole's house for his singing, and this is what happened there.A Roman Singer|F. Marion Crawford
The maestro had not much time, but he did his best, and the result was, Il Matrimonio Segretto.History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Most people have heard it at least once or twice in their lives, played by some maestro.The Air Pirate|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Taking Seorita Constancia's arm, the Maestro led her to the groom.Caybigan|James Hopper
British Dictionary definitions for maestro
noun plural -tri (-trɪ) or -tros
Word Origin for maestro
Culture definitions for maestro
A title for distinguished artists, especially those in music. It may be given to teachers, composers, conductors, or performers. Maestro is Italian for “master.”