callboy

callboy

(ˈkɔːlˌbɔɪ)
n
(Theatre) a person who notifies actors when it is time to go on stage

call•boy

(ˈkɔlˌbɔɪ)

n.
1. a boy or man who summons performers to go on stage as needed.
2. a bellhop.
[1835–45]
Translations

callboy

[ˈkɔːlbɔɪ] N (Theat) → traspunte m; (in hotel) → botones m inv
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