n. one who manages museum or library; superintendent; manager
She believes the most important quality for a curator is a deep, engaged knowledge of and curiosity about what is happening in contemporary art.
"In the future, activists and bloggers from foreign countries could bypass the filter of Western 'curators' and tell the world live what is happening."
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He put his penny on the counter and, leaving the curate to grope for it in the gloom, retreated out of the snug as furtively as he had entered it.
The curate, astonished at his quickness and intelligence, made him a present of pens, paper, and a penknife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Monsieur the Principal of Amiens, Monsieur the Curate of Montdidier, and I are arguing certain theological questions in which we have been much interested; I shall be delighted to have your opinion.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
I remember Harry saying once that every man who turned himself into an amateur curate for the moment always began by saying that, and then proceeded to break his word.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
At last, our curate (we had a curate then who made the living answer by teaching the little Lintons and Earnshaws, and farming his bit of land himself) advised that the young man should be sent to college; and Mr.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context