[kam-er-uh-man, -muh n, kam-ruh-]

noun, plural cam·er·a·men [kam-er-uh-men, -muh n, kam-ruh-] /ˈkæm ər əˌmɛn, -mən, ˈkæm rə-/.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -men

a person who operates a film or television camera


Gender-neutral form: camera operator
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