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An employee of a touring band or musician who hauls and sets up their equipment for concerts. The unsung heroes of the tour are the roadies, who make everything run smoothly even in the worst conditions.
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1. and roadster n. someone who helps rock groups set up for performances. I was a roadster for a while, but I didn’t like it.
2. and roadster in. to help rock groups set up. Let’s go downtown and roadster tonight. The Red Drips are in town.
3. mod. eager to travel; eager to get on the road. I get a little roady when the weather gets warm.
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