a person who moves properties, regulates lighting, etc., in a theatrical production.

Origin of stagehand

First recorded in 1900–05; stage + hand Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stagehand

Contemporary Examples of stagehand

Historical Examples of stagehand

  • When he went behind the scenes he saw an Irish stagehand laughing heartily.

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    Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers

British Dictionary definitions for stagehand



a person who sets the stage, moves props, etc, in a theatrical production
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