- a person assigned to direct the proceedings on the floor of an assembly, as at a political convention.
- the stage manager of a television program.
Origin of floor manager
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for floor manager
"It's no Pike County shindig," had responded the floor-manager, cheerfully.Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories
The floor-manager rushed up at this point, and between them I was hustled across the store and into one of the private offices.The Memoirs of an American Citizen
The hat was passed by the floor-manager during the evening, and Daddy got nearly three dollars, which delighted Milton very much.Other Main-Travelled Roads
- the stage manager employed in the production of a television programme
- a person in overall charge of one floor of a large shop or department store
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