- a casino employee who supervises gambling-table activity.
Origin of pit boss
1915–20, for an earlier sense; Americanism
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Examples from the Web for pit boss
Could a man be brave enough to protest to a pit-boss when his body was numb with weariness?
The pit-boss poured down his whiskey, and set the glass on the bar.
Hal was glad of this opportunity to get better acquainted with his pit-boss.
It was exactly as Alec Stone, the pit-boss, had explained to Hal.
The pit-boss rose from his chair and knocked the ashes from his pipe.