cam·​era·​man | \ ˈkam-rə-ˌman How to pronounce cameraman (audio) , -mən, ˈka-mə-rə-\

Definition of cameraman

: a person who operates a camera (as for motion pictures or television)

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Cristiano Ronaldo showed his frustration on Saturday by telling a cameraman to focus on the game instead of filming his reaction to being substituted., "VIDEO: Frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo's Dig at Cameraman Following Surprise Substitution," 4 Feb. 2018 Written and directed by Leo Zhang (1:49) R. A TV outdoorsman, cameraman in tow, plans an epic weekend of bonding with his distant son. Kevin Crust,, "L.A. movie openings, July 4-6," 1 July 2018 The two cameramen and producer who waited near a floor-level entrance at the back of the arena? Dylan Hernandez,, "Beyond hype, hope for young players in LaVar Ball's basketball league," 22 June 2018 And three: The cameraman shadily panned to Spears’s then recent ex, Justin Timberlake, immediately after—and he wasn’t thrilled. 2. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "These Were Britney Spears’s Best Performances of All Time," 2 Dec. 2018 The quip earned laughs and applause from the audience, but the star reaction came from Teigen — who appeared to be trying to hide from the cameraman's view. Lynsey Eidell, Glamour, "This Chrissy Teigen Reaction Is Winning the 2018 Emmy Awards," 17 Sep. 2018 During their first meeting, Nassar fondled her breasts while a cameraman filmed, Davis said in the suit. Jessica Taylor Price, Teen Vogue, "New Lawsuit Alleges Larry Nassar Raped a Student Athlete in 1992," 12 Sep. 2018 There were two North Korean videographers, one cameraman, and one supervisor, all wearing a pin which bore the image of North Korean founder and Kim’s grandfather, Kim Il Sung. Time, "Kim Jong Un Vows Major Change at U.S.-North Korea Summit," 12 June 2018 My cameraman during a commercial break would be like, 'You ok? Kate Storey, Marie Claire, "What It Feels Like to Report, Live on Air, Every Mass Shooting in America," 7 Dec. 2015

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cameraman

: someone (especially a man) who uses a camera to film something (such as a movie or television show)

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