funeral directornoun [ C ]uk /ˈfjuː.nər.əl daɪˌrek.tər/ us /ˈfjuː.nɚ.əl daɪˌrek.tɚ/
Examples from literature
- Had she started life as a funeral director instead of a milliner, it is probable that she would have infused into the dreary business something of the living quality of genius.
- He was employed by a funeral director in Philadelphia to write obituary verses for memorial cards.
- It is curious that long association with the sadness of death seems to have deprived an occasional funeral director of all sense of moderation.