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cameraman

[ kam-er-uh-man, -muhn, kam-ruh- ]
/ ˈkæm ər əˌmæn, -mən, ˈkæm rə- /
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noun, plural cam·er·a·men [kam-er-uh-men, -muhn, kam-ruh-]. /ˈkæm ər əˌmɛn, -mən, ˈkæm rə-/.
a person who operates a camera, especially a movie or television camera.
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Origin of cameraman

First recorded in 1900–05; camera1 + man

usage note for cameraman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for cameraman

cameraman
/ (ˈkæmərəˌmæn, ˈkæmrə-) /

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

usage for cameraman

Gender-neutral form: camera operator
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