[rey-pey-ti-tur; French rey-pey-tee-tœr]

noun, plural ré·pé·ti·teurs [rey-pey-ti-turz; French rey-pey-tee-tœr] /ˌreɪ peɪ tɪˈtɜrz; French reɪ peɪ tiˈtœr/.

the vocal coach of an opera chorus.

Origin of répétiteur

< French: tutor, coach < Latin repetīt(us) (past participle of repetere to repeat) + French -eur -eur
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British Dictionary definitions for repetiteur



a member of an opera company who accompanies rehearsals on the piano and coaches the singers
Derived Formsrptiteuse (repetitøz), fem n
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