choirmaster
choirmaster choir"mas*ter n. the musical director of a choir.

Syn: precentor, cantor. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • choirmaster — [kwīr′mas΄tər] n. the director, or conductor, of a choir …   English World dictionary

  • choirmaster — UK [ˈkwaɪə(r)ˌmɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈkwaɪrˌmæstər] noun [countable] Word forms choirmaster : singular choirmaster plural choirmasters someone who is in charge of a choir …   English dictionary

  • choirmaster — [[t]kwa͟ɪ͟ə(r)mɑːstə(r), mæst [/t]] choirmasters N COUNT A choirmaster is a person whose job is to train a choir …   English dictionary

  • choirmaster — noun Date: 1840 the director of a choir (as in a church) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • choirmaster — /kwuyeur mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, n. the director of a choir. [1855 60; CHOIR + MASTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • choirmaster — noun the musical director of a choir, who conducts performances and supervises rehearsal …   Wiktionary

  • choirmaster — Synonyms and related words: Mahdi, bell cow, bell mare, bellwether, born leader, cantor, charismatic leader, choir chaplain, choragus, choral director, chorister, conductor, coryphaeus, duce, file leader, forerunner, fugleman, inspired leader,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • choirmaster — choir|mas|ter [ˈkwaıəˌma:stə US ˈkwaırˌmæstər] n someone who teaches a choir to sing together …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • choirmaster — choir|mas|ter [ kwaır,mæstər ] noun count someone who is in charge of a CHOIR …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choirmaster — n. leader or director of a choir …   English contemporary dictionary

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