pit boss


Definition of pit boss

: a person who supervises the gaming tables in a casino

Examples of pit boss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Walter gone, Susie stepped up as the smokehouse's pit boss. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "Is this Huntsville spot a barbecue diner? A thrift store? Both," 8 Aug. 2020 The pit boss, however, needed to suit up in trousers made of a more dignified fabric, monitor gamblers at arm’s length and glad-hand with regulars. 1843, "The internet, mon amour," 19 June 2020 Working-class Kay (Lawson), a casino pit boss, and handyman Mike (Biggs) barely got through high school, but they’re determined to bring some degree of normalcy to a home with three sky-high-IQ kids. Mark Dawidziak, cleveland, "Hugh Laurie is lost in space as captain on HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’," 19 Jan. 2020 If the rules say that a tire can’t exceed a certain width, that pit boss is going to have tires that are built to that limit and not a millimeter less. Jeré Longman, New York Times, "Alberto Salazar Has Always Lived on the Edge," 1 Oct. 2019 Fieri will bring back the Stagecoach Smokehouse for its third year with new chefs, pit bosses and BBQ vendors while Diplo will return for Stagecoach Late Night In Palomino. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett & Eric Church to Headline Stagecoach 2020: Full Lineup," 15 Oct. 2019 Also ran into some pit bosses who speculated that the Borgata could open sports betting on Monday. Ed Barkowitz, Philly.com, "So where will Atlantic City casinos put their sportsbooks?," 7 June 2018 Dastmalchian plays Warrick, a casino pit boss, on the series. Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, kansascity, "Actor David Koechner will be grand marshal at Kansas City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade | The Kansas City Star," 23 Feb. 2018 The next two days were packed with sights of Western boots, hats, gimme caps, jeans, pit boss aprons, wrangler ropes, bone art and team social tents. Ardie A. Davis, kansascity, "Houston BBQ contest full of fun, flavor and hospitality | The Kansas City Star," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of pit boss

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Pit boss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pit%20boss. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of pit boss

chiefly US : a person whose job is to supervise the gambling that is done in a casino

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