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dockworker

noun dock·work·er \-ˌwər-kər\

: a person who loads and unloads ships at a port

Full Definition of DOCKWORKER

Examples of DOCKWORKER

  1. <the dockworkers spent all afternoon taking crates off of the ship>

First Known Use of DOCKWORKER

1913

Related to DOCKWORKER

Synonyms
docker [chiefly British], dockhand, longshoreman, roustabout, rouster, stevedore

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