flyman
noun Date: 1881 a worker in the flies of a theater who manipulates curtains and scenery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Flyman — may refer to: * A theatre employee who works in the flies of a theatre (the space above the stage) and manipulates curtains and scenery. * A mid 40s superhero based on a fly. His abilities were based on a regular house fly. Flyman was cancelled… …   Wikipedia

  • Flyman — Fly man, n.; pl. {Flymen} ( m?n). The driver of a fly, or light public carriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flyman — /fluy meuhn/, n., pl. flymen. Theat. a stagehand, esp. one who operates the apparatus in the flies. [1835 45; FLY1 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • flyman — n. person who moves and arranges curtains and scenery and props on stage; stagehand; person who manages the system in the flies (Theatre) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flyman — fly·man …   English syllables

  • flyman — /ˈflaɪmən/ (say fluymuhn) noun (plural flymen) a male stagehand, especially one who operates the apparatus in the flies …   Australian English dictionary

  • flyman — ˈflīmən, ˌman noun (plural flymen) 1. : the driver of a fly 2. : a worker in the flies of a theater who manipulates curtains and scenery …   Useful english dictionary

  • flyman-frymth — /flayman frimfl/ See flemene frit …   Black's law dictionary

  • flyman-frymth — /flayman frimfl/ See flemene frit …   Black's law dictionary

  • flyman-frymth — Same as flemens firth …   Ballentine's law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”