Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To create the choreography of.
  • intransitive verb To plan out or oversee the movement, development, or details of; orchestrate.
  • intransitive verb To specialize in choreography.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A choreographer; one who arranges a ballet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To design and record the choreography for a dramatic work such as a ballet
  • verb To direct the development of a project; to orchestrate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music
  • verb plan and oversee the development and details of

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • And Ralph Reed, an associate of Mr. Abramoff, was quoted as saying that he helped "choreograph" a response for you when you were attorney general towards a tribal problem.

    Using Christian conservatives for fun and profit

  • And Ralph Reed, an associate of Mr. Abramoff, was quoted as saying that he helped "choreograph" a response for you when you were attorney general towards a tribal problem.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Do you choreograph dances to reflect discrimination you've felt as a transsexual?

    Stepping Gracefully Into Her Identity

  • The pressure cooker of group round forces the 168 remaining contestants to team up with each other, learn a song, and choreograph a routine in just one night.

    American Idol Episode Recap: Hollywood Week, Part 2 (Group Round)

  • With one week of intensive education, Mitake was able to teach her class not only how to hoop, but several tricks, instruct them on performance skills, as well as choreograph a full routine with all students involved.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Japan Junior College Starts Hoop Dancing

  • It's a magical scene, impossible to choreograph, and yet Mr. Gardner captures such instances again and again.

    Rocking and Rolling in the Wild, Wild East

  • In 1982, Ms. Turocy was invited to choreograph Rameau's "Les Bor é ades" for the official French festivities in honor of the composer's 300th birthday the following year.

    Stepping Through History

  • Mr. Refn, who doesn't have a driver's license, watched a lot of action movies to figure out how to choreograph his film's car chases.

    Fall Preview: Movies

  • Other times, he said, she has had to choreograph divertissements from scratch, "using the building blocks of the period and creating something new."

    Stepping Through History

  • The Kincaid girls used to play Dance Dance Revolution until midnight; now they choreograph and shoot dance videos and upload them onto their computers as a rule, they aren't allowed to upload them on YouTube.

    Say 'Yes' to the Sleepover, Mom

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.