funeral director
noun Date: 1886 one whose profession is the management of funerals and who is usually an embalmer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • funeral director — funeral di.rector n someone who is paid to organize a funeral British Equivalent: undertaker …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • funeral director — funeral di,rector noun count someone whose job is to organize funerals: UNDERTAKER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • funeral director — 1. a person, usually a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals. 2. a person who owns or operates a funeral home. Also called mortician, undertaker. [1885 90, Amer.] * * …   Universalium

  • funeral director — noun (C) someone who is paid to organize a funeral; undertaker BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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