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cameraman

[kam-er-uh-man, -muh n, kam-ruh-]
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noun, plural cam·er·a·men [kam-er-uh-men, -muh n, kam-ruh-] /ˈkæm ər əˌmɛn, -mən, ˈkæm rə-/.
  1. a person who operates a camera, especially a movie or television camera.

Origin of cameraman

First recorded in 1900–05; camera1 + man1

Usage note

See -man.
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cameraman

noun plural -men
  1. a person who operates a film or television camera

usage

Gender-neutral form: camera operator
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