Definition of animateur in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌanɪməˈtəː/


A person who enlivens or encourages something, especially a promoter of artistic projects.
Example sentences
  • A vocal animateur has been appointed and she is working with primary schools with 100 pupils or less.
  • We also rely quite heavily on local animateurs, choir directors who're giving their time for nothing, and also the outreach teams from those theatres to which we regularly go, and regularly sell out in.
  • ASP works as animateurs, to draw out the relevant ecological story from the community while adding inspiration, skills, and solutions.


1950s: French, from medieval Latin animator.

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