cameraman etymology

English word cameraman comes from English -man, English camera

Detailed word origin of cameraman

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-man English (eng) In certain cases, someone (implied male) who derives from a particular nationality.. Someone (implied male) who has special characteristics relating to a topic or area.. Someone (implied male) who is an expert in an area.. Someone (implied male) who is employed or holds a position in an area.
camera English (eng) (video games) The viewpoint in a three-dimensional game or simulation.. A device for taking still or moving pictures or photographs.
cameraman English (eng) Somebody who operates a movie camera or television camera.

Words with the same origin as cameraman

Descendants of -man
bowman businessman cartman chairman congressman councilman doorman fireman fisherman freeman gunman handyman hangman hitman madman milkman policeman postman salesman sandman seaman snowman watchman wingman
Descendants of camera