lumberjack

noun lum·ber·jack \ ˈləm-bər-ˌjak \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of lumberjack

: logger

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

lumberjack Synonyms

Synonyms
jack, logger, lumberman
Related Words
lumberer; sawyer; forester

LUMBERJACK Defined for English Language Learners

lumberjack

noun

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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