au·​to·​work·​er | \ ˈȯ-tō-ˌwər-kər How to pronounce autoworker (audio) , ˈä- \

Definition of autoworker

: a person employed in the automobile manufacturing industry

Examples of autoworker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Any autoworker at the Detroit Three manufacturing plants can get a vaccine from the city, there are no age restrictions, Duggan said. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 2 Mar. 2021 Accepted at the University of Chicago, Asner dropped out after a year to become an actor, working as a cabdriver and an autoworker to support himself. NBC News, 29 Aug. 2021 Richard Ortiz is a former Tesla autoworker and former member of the United Auto Workers. Richard Ortiz, Fortune, 1 May 2021 Charging $120,000 for a banana taped to a wall at Art Basel Miami Beach is here instead replaced with an artifact made by an autoworker in a Chrysler factory and hung on a wall in Dallas. Christopher Mosley, Dallas News, 25 Mar. 2021 In 1982, Vincent Chin, a 27-year-old Chinese-American, became collateral damage when he was beaten to death with a baseball bat in Michigan by a Chrysler autoworker and his out-of-work stepson., 18 Mar. 2021 The only criteria is the autoworker must either live in Detroit or work in Detroit. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 2 Mar. 2021 But the real turning point came in 1982, when two white men, one of whom had been laid off from his job as an autoworker, followed Vincent Chin, a young Chinese-American draftsman, from a Detroit bar to a nearby McDonald’s and beat him to death. Hua Hsu, The New Yorker, 1 Mar. 2021 Sandy Smith lost three men in her family to COVID-19, including her brother Ricardo Smith, a 41-year-old autoworker who lived in Southfield., 20 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of autoworker

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Autoworker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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