cam·​era·​wom·​an | \ ˈkam-rə-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce camerawoman (audio) , ˈka-mə-rə- \

Definition of camerawoman

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

Examples of camerawoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was one camerawoman, a woman motivating and instructing into the camera, and two men exercising on either side. Dallas News, "After a month of coronavirus lockdown, how are we holding up, Dallas? We’re roaming the streets to find out," 24 Apr. 2020 The Emmy Award-winning comedian sat cross-legged in a chair in her living room, and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, acted as camerawoman. Christina Capatides, CBS News, "Ellen DeGeneres facing backlash for comparing self-quarantine to "being in jail"," 8 Apr. 2020 With them are two young tag-alongs: Bai Jinbo (Yi Daqian), an actor hoping for both a role in Wang's next film and a place in Ding's heart, and Du Chun (Li Xinran), a camerawoman who has a crush on Wang. Clarence Tsui, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Pluto Moment' ('Ming Wang Xing Shi Ke'): Film Review | Cannes 2018," 23 May 2018 Jim doesn't spot anything extraordinary, but the young camerawoman is not comforted., "New Orleans ghost stories: Our favorite 'haunted' house stories from the home and garden archive," 30 Oct. 2017 Our regional camerawoman, whose office sits on a hill overlooking one of the settlements. Hallie Jackson, NBC News, "NBC’s Hallie Jackson Trump Trip Notebook: To the West Bank and Back," 24 May 2017 But BBC camerawoman Rachel Price will probably need some new outerwear. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "High-Pressure Pockets Cause Fiery Blast at Mount Etna," 17 Mar. 2017

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Camerawoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of camerawoman

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

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