[ prem-in-jer ]
/ ˈprɛm ɪn dʒər /
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Otto (Ludwig), 1906–86, U.S. motion-picture actor, director, and producer, born in Austria.
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Example sentences from the Web for Preminger
His best work was probably in Otto Preminger's The Man With the Golden Arm (1955).
Preminger was so shaken he collapsed and required first aid.
British Dictionary definitions for Preminger
/ (ˈprɛmɪndʒə) /
Otto (Ludwig). 1906–86, US film director, born in Austria. His films include Carmen Jones (1954) and Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
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