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Definition of "stagehand" []

  • A worker who shifts scenery, adjusts lighting, and performs other tasks required in a theatrical production. (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 "stagehand" in a sentence
  • "The 'stagehand' is Ant (or possibly Dec), presenter of the show. gunga galunga: he knew exactly what audeince's preconceptions"
  • "He was a stagehand at the Cleveland Convention Center and a lighting man at the Roxy Bar & Grille on Short Vincent Avenue."
  • "Â In truth, Chaplin did not always portray a tramp; in many of his films his character was employed as a waiter, store clerk, stagehand, fireman, and the like."