floor manager

noun

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 One of the newly unemployed, Sara Barnard, 24, of St. Louis, has lost three jobs: a floor manager at a pub and restaurant, a bartender at a small downtown tavern and the occasional stand-up comedian. Stephanie Toone, ajc, "‘Those jobs will be back’: Friday report reveals record number of jobs loss in US," 8 May 2020 One of the newly unemployed, Sara Barnard, 24, of St. Louis, has lost three jobs: A floor manager at a pub and restaurant, a bartender at a small downtown tavern and the occasional stand-up comedian. Christopher Rugaber, Anchorage Daily News, "April jobless rate spiked to 14.7%, worst since Great Depression," 8 May 2020 His father, Hans, was a floor manager for a series of factories, and his mother, Anna (Gerhardt) Pfahl, was a homemaker. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "John Pfahl, Photographer Who Played With Landscapes, Dies at 81," 23 Apr. 2020 The mood on the warehouse floor had also grown tense; the workers were wary of Yossi, who kept coughing, and had begun complaining about him to the floor manager, Jesús. Kenneth R. Rosen, The New Yorker, "Preparing Prisons for Passover in a Plague Year," 9 Apr. 2020 Aki Hirata, a floor manager at Nijiya Market in Torrance, said there was confusion among customers on Friday when the order took effect. Los Angeles Times, "L.A. County’s coronavirus deaths reach new high on Easter," 13 Apr. 2020 On Wednesday, before the order to close, the shop's owner, Roger Nance, met in his loft office with his floor manager, Keegan Kujawa, to search for their path forward. Anchorage Daily News, "Stay home or carry on? Americans want to sacrifice for others but can’t agree on what’s right.," 22 Mar. 2020 On Wednesday, before the order to close, the shop’s owner, Roger Nance, met in his loft office with his floor manager, Keegan Kujawa, to search for their path forward. Marc Fisher, Washington Post, "Stay home or carry on?," 21 Mar. 2020 The House floor managers had three days to present their case against Trump. Robert P. Baird, The New Yorker, "The Prosecution of President Donald Trump," 7 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of floor manager

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Floor manager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20manager. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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