floor manager


: a person who directs something from the floor (as of a nominating convention)

Examples of floor manager in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Promoted to floor manager, Friedkin soon became a director of live television, earning the then-unimaginable sum of $200 per week. Stephen Galloway, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Aug. 2023 Business partner Maria Lo Cascio oversaw the design of the restaurant and is its lead floor manager. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 June 2023 In 1949, instead of joining NBC, Sarnoff became a floor manager at ABC in Los Angeles. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 June 2023 The bill’s floor manager, Senator Adrian Dickey, as well as Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver refused to answer questions from Democrat Bill Dotzler during debate. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 18 Apr. 2023 The video is shaky, taken by someone who doesn’t want to be caught by the floor manager. Sara Tatyana Bernstein, Longreads, 10 Mar. 2022 No spoilers until after this paragraph, but suffice it to say, when Andy Serkis shows up in episode 8 as the floor manager at a prison factory making very mysterious objects for the Empire, things are about to get wild—and the steadfastness of Cassian’s morality becomes clear. Angela Watercutter, WIRED, 23 Nov. 2022 Our head floor manager came back. Washington Post, 1 Oct. 2021 And Andy Serkis once again scorches the screen as Kino Loy, an imperious prison floor manager who turns to revolution with Cassian’s urgent encouragement. Adam B. Vary, Variety, 28 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of floor manager was in 1887

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“Floor manager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20manager. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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