propman

noun

prop·​man ˈpräp-ˌman How to pronounce propman (audio)
: a man in charge of stage properties

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of propman was in 1923

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“Propman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propman. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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