end man


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end man

n.
1. The person at the end of a line or row.
2. The man in a minstrel show who sits at one end of the company and engages in banter with the interlocutor.

end′ man`


n.
1. a person at one end of a row or line.
2. a performer at either end of the chorus line in a minstrel show who plays the bones or tambourine and banters with the interlocutor.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.end man - a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
minstrel show - a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
minstrel - a performer in a minstrel show
2.end man - a man at one end of a row of people
rank - a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen"
acquaintance, friend - a person with whom you are acquainted; "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"; "we are friends of the family"
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