repertoire[rep′ər twär′, rep′ə-]
- Repertoire is all the skills or remembered performances of a particular person.
- An example of repertoire is someone knowing all the songs to Grease, Les Miserables and Cabaret.
- An example of repertoire is the range of knots that a sailor can tie.
- the stock of plays, operas, roles, songs, etc. that a company, actor, singer, etc. is familiar with and ready to perform
- all the musical or theatrical works of a particular category, or of a particular writer, composer, etc., available for performance
- ☆ the stock of special skills, devices, techniques, etc. of a particular person or particular field of endeavor
Origin of repertoireFrench répertoire ; from Late Latin repertorium: see repertory
- The stock of songs, plays, operas, readings, or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform.
- The class of compositions in a genre: has excellent command of the chanteuse repertoire.
- The range or number of skills, aptitudes, or special accomplishments of a particular person or group.
Origin of repertoireFrench répertoire, from Old French, from Late Latin repertōrium; see repertory.