floor manager


Definition of 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 As part of that trial, the House speaker would send floor managers to prosecute the Democrats' case. Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press, "Freshmen Democrats want Rep. Justin Amash to serve as impeachment manager," 15 Dec. 2019 The ubiquity of the name was apparent while interning as a floor manager this summer at Stafford’s Pier, a waterfront seafood restaurant in Harbor Springs, Mich. Jacob Gershman, WSJ, "How Bad Is the Jacob Glut? Half Your Staff Must Be Renamed," 3 Oct. 2018 His floor manager is a white man with an anarchy symbol tattooed on his neck—a former radical now indoctrinated and interested in indoctrinating others. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Sorry to Bother You Is a Brilliant Black Comedy About Race, Labor, and Magic," 29 June 2018 Anthony Sclafani, an $83,469-a-year floor manager under Galvin, filed nomination papers in five different towns and cities for Galvin. Matt Stout, BostonGlobe.com, "Galvin employees filed election papers during business hours," 9 May 2018 And floor managers do like to protect their people, and will most often take their side. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "Five unwritten rules to keep the flow going," 7 May 2018 That's according to an online job listing posted for a line cook, sous chef, and floor manager. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Six best bets for fall restaurant openings," 15 Sep. 2017 Specialty coffee shops like Humble Coffee barely existed when Sarah Schoen, the café’s floor manager and lead barista, moved to Albuquerque from Taos, New Mexico, 10 years ago. Elyssa Goldberg, Bon Appetit, "Ask a Local: An Insider's Guide to Albuquerque, New Mexico," 2 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of floor manager

1887, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2020

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“Floor manager.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20manager. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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