cam·​era·​per·​son | \ ˈkam-rə-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce cameraperson (audio) , ˈka-mə-rə- \

Definition of cameraperson

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Why wasn’t the C-SPAN cameraperson trying to film that, too? Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, "What C-SPAN Can’t Show Us at the Impeachment Trial," 21 Jan. 2020 The officer eventually sprays mace in Bernard's direction and Bernard moves toward the cameraperson recording the video. Jordan Culver, USA TODAY, "Virginia police were searching for a 'very dangerous' murder suspect. He was caught naked, TV video shows," 27 Aug. 2019 Reporters and camerapersons flocked, leaving Ragnow practically alone. Eric Bolin, ajc, "Arkansas coach Bret Bielema’s words Monday helped motivate Frank Ragnow," 10 Oct. 2017 Every day, someone has to document everything-they're the cameraperson. Mark Ellwood,, "Don't eat the airplane food, and other jet-set tips," 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of cameraperson

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Cameraperson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cameraperson

: a cameraman or camerawoman

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