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Definition of "roadie" [roadie]

  • A person engaged to load, unload, and set up equipment and to perform errands for rock musicians on tour. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "roadie" in a sentence
  • "16 Comments: dz said ... dont tell me you plan to join asiaworks!!! come back sharon come back! btw - roadie is waiting for your call."
  • "One of the most illuminating books for me was Conversations about a Novel by John Steinbeck which was bought for me in the early 70’s by a roadie from a band of mine and was a book of letters Steinbeck wrote to his publisher every morning before commencing his work on East of"
  • "When you emerge from the tunnel, turn left and walk up the Argyle St.irs to the Glenmore, a pub at the corner of 96 Cumberland St. Its rooftop bar, with views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour, is the perfect place for a nightcap (otherwise known as a roadie)."