Definition of stagehand
: a stage worker who handles scenery, properties, or lights
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A stagehand appeared to tell frontman Thom Yorke of the situation, after which the band left the stage for several minutes before returning to resume its performance.
And stagehands have pulled an audience member onstage to hold up a mantelpiece that keeps falling off the set.
After Mr. Wolfert concludes his monologue — with a fast-forward dance recap — stagehands create a ring of chairs and the audience circles up for a combination of talk-back and group therapy.
A stagehand pulled a switch and he was charged with fifty thousand volts of pure electricity.
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Definition of stagehand for English Language Learners
: someone who prepares the scenery, lights, etc., for a performance on a stage
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