cam·​era·​wom·​an ˈkam-rə-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce camerawoman (audio)
: a woman who operates a camera (as for motion pictures or television)

Examples of camerawoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Marilyn Manson was sentenced to 20 hours of community service and fined by a court on Monday (Sept. 17) after pleading no contest to blowing his nose on a camerawoman at a 2019 concert in New Hampshire. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 19 Sep. 2023 Marilyn Manson will plead no contest to the allegation of blowing his nose on a camerawoman at a concert in New Hampshire in 2019, the Associated Press reports. Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 19 July 2023 At the time, Manson's attorney said the misdemeanor claim was pursued after the camerawoman asked for $35,000 for the effects on her camera equipment. Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 19 July 2023 Director and camerawoman were just two of Ms. Maple’s many jobs. Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times, 11 June 2023 Jessie Maple, who built careers as a camerawoman and an independent filmmaker when Black women were almost nonexistent in those fields, and who then left meticulous instructions for later generations to follow in her footsteps, died on May 30 at her home in Atlanta. Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times, 11 June 2023 The journey from 8,530 feet to 16,404 feet took Wortley, her mountain guide Jangu Lepcha and her camerawoman Emily Almond Barr a month. Claire Turrell, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Mar. 2023 What does a typical camerawoman look like? Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 July 2022 The camerawoman twists her lens, zooms in. Marcus Wicker, The Atlantic, 18 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of camerawoman was in 1971

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“Camerawoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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