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best boy

n.
The chief assistant to the gaffer on a movie or television set.

best boy

n
(Film) chiefly US the assistant to the senior electrician or to the key grip in a film crew

best′ boy′


n.
the first assistant to the head electrician on a television or motion-picture production.
[1935–40]
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But above all there was Harry Winburn, the quickest and best boy in the parish.
Tom was not to go near the school till three o'clock, and only then if he had done his own lessons well, in which case he was to be the bearer of a note to the master from Squire Brown; and the master agreed in such case to release ten or twelve of the best boys an hour before the time of breaking up, to go off and play in the close.
She pulled me in and shut the door; then she looked in the Testament till she found the paper, and as soon as she read it she looked glad; and before a body could think she grabbed me and give me a squeeze, and said I was the best boy in the world, and not to tell anybody.
I placed the brook-connection under the guard and authority of three of my best boys, who would alternate in two- hour watches all night and promptly obey my signal, if I should have occasion to give it -- three revolver- shots in quick succession.
It's as plain to me as the nose on your face that between his bull-headed hardness and your wishy-washy softness you're fixing to ruin one of the best boys God ever put on this earth.
Meanwhile, Korean pop band BTS also saw themselves take home two awards, as they managed to bag the Best Fan Army award, as well as the newly added Best Boy Band category.
They won Best Boy Band while their fans, the ARMYs, won Best Fan Army at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
LUCIA has been building her profile in the Glasgow music scene over the last 18 months with various support slots and the release of her EP Best Boy.
BEST BOY GRIP - MOLECULAR INDIVIDUALS During which he went full on bonkers Talking Heads.
The Best Boy and Best Girl prizes in the Tommy Wilson Cup will be announced at the event.
After managing one of the best boy bands in music history, music tycoon and judge of 'The X Factor Judge' and 'Britain's Got Talent' Simon Cowell has embarked on forming a female version of One Direction.