Definition of stagehand in English:

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stagehand

Pronunciation: /ˈstājˌhand/

noun

A person who moves scenery or props before or during the performance of a play.
Example sentences
  • In fact, it looked as if the stagehands had gone off to lunch and had forgotten to come back and clean up the stage.
  • What a tour de force in a theater hardly equipped to carry off this sort of repertory schedule: the stagehands must have a lot of sleepless nights!
  • Props don't glide in and out on tracks, they're carded on and off in dim light by stagehands and performers.

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Syllabification: stage·hand

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