Definition of “stagehand” - English Dictionary


“stagehand” in English

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stagehandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsteɪdʒ.hænd/ us /ˈsteɪdʒ.hænd/

Examples from literature

  • 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)