What does maestro mean?

Definitions for maestro
ˈmaɪ stroʊmae·stro

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maestro, masternoun

    an artist of consummate skill

    "a master of the violin"; "one of the old masters"


  1. Maestronoun

    A master in any art, especially in music; a composer or orchestra conductor.


  1. maestronoun

    A master in some art, especially a composer or conductor.


  1. Maestro

    Maestro (; from the Italian maestro [maˈestro; maˈɛstro], meaning "master" or "teacher") is an honorific title of respect (plural: maestros or maestri). The term is most commonly used in the context of Western classical music and opera, in line with the ubiquitous use of Italian musical terms.



    Maestro can refer to a term used to address or identify a respected and accomplished conductor, music director, or master musician, particularly in the field of classical music. It is an Italian word that translates to "master" or "teacher" in English. The title of maestro is typically given to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional skill, knowledge, and leadership in the musical world.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maestronoun

    a master in any art, especially in music; a composer

  2. Etymology: [It., fr. L. magister. See Master.]


  1. Maestro

    Maestro is a title of extreme respect given to a master musician. The term is most commonly used in the context of Western classical music and opera. This is associated with the ubiquitous use of Italian vocabulary for classical music terms. The title of maestro may be bestowed upon composers, performers, impresarios, music directors, conductors and music teachers. In the Italian opera world, the term is not only used for the conductor, but also for musicians who act as répétiteurs and assistant conductors during performances. Even the prompter can be referred to by this title. There are similar concepts in many other cultures of the world; for example, a traditional term of respect for a master of Persian traditional music is the Persian word ostâd.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maestro

    ma-es′trō, n. a master, esp. an eminent musical composer or conductor. [It.]


  1. Maestro

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maestro is ranked #91981 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Maestro surname appeared 200 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Maestro.

    57% or 114 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    34.5% or 69 total occurrences were White.
    8% or 16 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. masoret

  2. tarsome

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maestro in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maestro in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of maestro in a Sentence

  1. Monty Williams:

    I’m happy that the people did do that because it fueled an already highly competitive, strong-willed, Maestro of a point guard and basketball player, never want to count out a guy like Chris.

  2. Lahav Shani:

    I (listened) to the orchestra with the maestro (Mehta) many times as a child, when I was a student, I learned from the musicians in the orchestra. They were my teachers for chamber music (and) double bass.

  3. Nathan Ross:

    He was a friend, creative partner and an older brother to me, the maestro will sorely be missed but it comforts knowing his beautiful style and impactful work he shared with the world will live on.

  4. Keith Richards:

    [Wachtel] is a natural maestro, he can take a song to further heights than you expected, beyond expectations. I envy him, quite honestly.

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