Meaning of “stagehand” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"stagehand" in British English

See all translations

stagehandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsteɪdʒ.hænd/ us /ˈsteɪdʒ.hænd/

Examples

  • During the play, stagehands operate the lights.
  • His Uncle Kevin is a stagehand on the show.
  • It is expensive to hire actors, stagehands, and other people and to rent a theater in New York City.
  • Shows often hire stagehands in different cities, and actors sometimes do their own hair and makeup.
  • Stagehands and carpenters put the sets together on stage.
  • Stagehands and other behind-the-scenes workers usually don’t go on the road.
  • The stagehand moved a desk on stage between scenes.

(Definition of “stagehand” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)