key grip

noun
\ ˌkē- How to pronounce key grip (audio) \

Definition of key grip

: the technician in charge of moving and setting up camera tracks and scenery in a motion-picture or television production

Examples of key grip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No word yet on a four-year deal for the key grip on The Opposition. Tom Philip, GQ, "The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj Is Getting a Weekly Comedy Show on Netflix," 1 Mar. 2018 Read more: The organization gets resources from fund-raising benefits and voluntary checkoffs on paychecks for everybody from above-the-title stars to best boy, key grip and other jobs nobody outside the movie industry understands. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "From Charlie Chaplin to Baby Groot: 100 years of Ford and the movie industry," 14 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of key grip

1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Key grip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/key%20grip. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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