boilermaker

noun
boil·​er·​mak·​er | \ ˈbȯi-lər-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce boilermaker (audio) \

Definition of boilermaker

1 : a worker who makes, assembles, or repairs boilers
2 : whiskey with a beer chaser

Examples of boilermaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 And his job as a mechanical boilermaker will often take him all across the state and the country. Robert Gehrke, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Feb. 2022 His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 His father worked for the railroad as a boiler washer and boilermaker helper. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of boilermaker

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Dictionary Entries Near boilermaker

boilerless

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Last Updated

10 May 2022

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“Boilermaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boilermaker. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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