sound man

or soundman

  1. a technician who produces sound effects.

  2. a technician responsible for the quality of sound that is broadcast or recorded.

  1. Theater. a technician responsible for the proper placement of microphones, achieving the desired volume and balance of sound from various sources, and eliminating any distortion caused by amplification.

Words Nearby sound man Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sound man in a sentence

  • He is a good sound man, and the Doctor thinks much of him, and perhaps he may shed some light upon this matter.

    The Minister's Wooing | Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • But her ought to a' had a sound man on the road—a man with a horse well seasoned, and a substantial cart—her ought.

    Cripps, the Carrier | R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
  • During the rest of the day the agonising descent continued, down rocks which were difficult even for a sound man to ascend.

  • So, since the fiat has gone forth—McPherson's a sound man and knows his job—let's face it together, little old pal.

    The Hermit of Far End | Margaret Pedler
  • If he could be taken to better air, he would probably be a sound man quickly.

    The Sign Of The Red Cross | Evelyn Everett-Green