- a business manager responsible for managing a theater and its staff.
Origin of house manager
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for house manager
"Here's Mr. Gregory now," exclaimed the house-manager running over to meet his employer.
Upon the subject, however, of sales and orders, the house-manager was extremely reticent.