roadie
noun Etymology: road + -ie Date: 1969 a person who works (as by moving heavy equipment) for traveling entertainers

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  • Roadie — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un roadie o pipa es un técnico que viaja con un grupo musical en sus giras y que se encarga de todos los aspectos de sus conciertos. Bajo el término roadie se engloban los managers de gira, producción y escena, los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • roadie — (n.) laborer employed by pop groups while on tour, 1969, from ROAD (Cf. road) + IE (Cf. ie) …   Etymology dictionary

  • roadie — ► NOUN informal ▪ a person employed by a touring band of musicians to set up and maintain equipment …   English terms dictionary

  • roadie — [rōd′ē] n. Slang a person hired to travel with a group of rock musicians while they are on the road, for the purpose of handling their equipment, running errands, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Roadie — Ein Roadie ist ein mitreisender Veranstaltungstechniker bei Live Auftritten von Musikern und Musikgruppen auf Tournee. Roadies sind für den Auf und Abbau von Musikinstrumenten und Verstärkern sowie von Lautsprecher („PA“) und Lichtanlagen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roadie — Roa|die 〈[ roʊ ] m. 6〉 jmd., der berufsmäßig für den Transport, Auf u. Abbau der technischen Ausrüstung einer Musikgruppe während einer Konzerttournee zuständig ist [engl.] * * * Roa|die [ roʊdɪ ], der; s, s [engl. roadie, zu: road = Straße <… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Roadie — 1. person associated with a pop group who arranges road transportation, sets up equipment, etc.; 2. bottle or can of beer consumed while driving; 3. bottle or can of beer consumed while driving used as a measure of distance: It s a three roadie… …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • roadie — Australian Slang 1. person associated with a pop group who arranges road transportation, sets up equipment, etc.; 2. bottle or can of beer consumed while driving; 3. bottle or can of beer consumed while driving used as a measure of distance: It s …   English dialects glossary

  • roadie — UK [ˈrəʊdɪ] / US [ˈroʊdɪ] noun [countable] Word forms roadie : singular roadie plural roadies informal someone whose job is to travel with musicians and move their equipment …   English dictionary

  • roadie — I. /ˈroʊdi / (say rohdee) noun Colloquial a road manager for a band. {road (manager) + ie} II. /ˈroʊdi / (say rohdee) noun Colloquial 1. a bottle or can of beer consumed while driving; travell …   Australian English dictionary

  • roadie — AND roady 1. AND roadster n. omeone who helps rock groups set up for performances. □ I want to be a roadie when I grow up. □ I was a roadster for a while, but I didn’t like it. 2. AND roadster in. to help rock groups set up. □ Let’s go downtown… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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