lumberjack

noun lum·ber·jack \ ˈləm-bər-ˌjak \
|Updated on: 18 Jul 2018

Examples of lumberjack in a Sentence

  1. the sawmill gets most of its business from the lumberjacks up north

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First Known Use of lumberjack

1831

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lumberjack Synonyms

Synonyms

jack, logger, lumberman;

Related Words

lumberer;

sawyer;

forester;


LUMBERJACK Defined for English Language Learners

lumberjack

Definition of lumberjack for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to cut down trees for wood


LUMBERJACK Defined for Kids

lumberjack

noun lum·ber·jack \ ˈləm-bər-ˌjak \

Definition of lumberjack for Students

: a person whose job is cutting down trees for wood


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