roadie


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road·ie

 (rō′dē)
n.
A person who loads, unloads, and sets up equipment and often performs errands for musicians on tour.

roadie

(ˈrəʊdɪ)
n
informal a person who transports and sets up equipment for a band or group
[C20: shortened from road manager]

road•ie

(ˈroʊ di)

n.
a crew member for a traveling group of musicians who usu. sets up the equipment.
[1965–70; road (from the idiom on the road) + -ie; analogous to groupie]
Translations

roadie

[ˈrəʊdi] nroadie m

roadie

n (inf)Roadie m (inf)
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