Definitions for funeral director

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu′neral direc`tor(n.)

  1. a person, usu. a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of funeral director:

1885–90, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mortician, undertaker, funeral undertaker, funeral director(noun)

    one whose business is the management of funerals

Wiktionary

  1. funeral director(Noun)

    An undertaker, one who arranges funerals

Freebase

  1. Funeral director

    A funeral director, also known as a mortician or undertaker, is a professional involved in the business of funeral rites. These tasks often entail the embalming and burial or cremation of the dead, as well as the planning and arrangement of the actual funeral ceremony. Funeral directors may at times be asked to perform tasks such as dressing, casketing, and cosmetizing.

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