Definition of sympathy strike
: a strike in which the strikers have no direct grievance against their own employer but attempt to support or aid usually another group of workers on strike
First Known Use of sympathy strike
Rhymes with sympathy strike
animallike, anything like, exercise bike, unsportsmanlike
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