Definition of Sceneshifter

1. Noun. A stagehand responsible for moving scenery.

Exact synonyms: Shifter
Generic synonyms: Stage Technician, Stagehand



Definition of Sceneshifter

1. n. One who moves the scenes in a theater; a sceneman.

Definition of Sceneshifter

1. Noun. One who moves the scenes in a theatre; a sceneman. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sceneshifter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sceneshifter

scene of action
scene painter
scene safety
scened
sceneful
scenegraph
scenegraphs
sceneless
sceneman
scenemen
scener
sceneries
sceners
scenery
scenes
sceneshifter (current term)
sceneshifters
scenester
scenesters
scenic
scenic artist
scenic railway
scenic route
scenic routes
scenical
scenically
scenick
scenics
scening
scenograph

Literary usage of Sceneshifter

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"SCOTT, SIR WALTER, 1814-23, The Drama. Everybody has his own theatre, in which he is manager, actor, prompter, playwright, sceneshifter, ..."

2. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"SCOTT, SIB WALTER, 1814-23, The Drama. Everybody has his own theatre, in which he is manager, actor, prompter, playwright, sceneshifter, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"... Midsummer Night's Dream” in October 1853, he, too, indulged greatly in these harmonious changes of scene in which the sceneshifter's personality ..."

4. The Fortnightly Review (1884)
"... of round and that the garish paint has been rubbed off by the fingers of the sceneshifter, where is your sense then of the reality of the situation? ..."

5. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1917)
"The stupid and besotted sceneshifter, Spangler (p. 374), would have followed the actor he worshipped anywhere, and it is almost certain that his dull brain ..."

6. Forty Years' Familiar Letters of James W. Alexander, D. D.: Constituting by James Waddel Alexander (1860)
"There is indeed (though much poetry) no trace of religion, except the religion of a babe or a bell-ringer, a sceneshifter or a verger. ..."

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