lumberjack

noun
lum·ber·jack | \ˈləm-bər-ˌjak \

Definition of lumberjack 

: logger

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Synonyms for lumberjack

Synonyms

jack, logger, lumberman

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Examples of lumberjack in a Sentence

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

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But there was one date idea that I was obsessed with since day one: becoming lumberjacks! Becca Kufrin, PEOPLE.com, "Bachelorette Becca Kufrin on That 'Embarrassing' Group Date — and Falling for One 'Standup Man'," 9 July 2018 If being called clueless or racist or old or stupid or ugly or libtard or Rethuglican or something worse bothers you, think about lumberjacks (the No. Stu Bykofsky, Philly.com, "Note to U.S. journalists: Whine not | Stu Bykofsky," 5 July 2018 All the guys except Garrett and Wills, who was selected for the second one-on-one of the week, dressed in their lumberjack best to impress Becca with their log-cutting skills. Mallorie Sullivan, Cincinnati.com, "'The Bachelorette': Jean Blanc gets sent home after one of the most awkward moments ever," 18 June 2018 Thursday is National Paul Bunyan Day, a salute to the giant lumberjack of American folklore. CBS News, "Calendar: Week of June 25," 24 June 2018 The typical rendering of NAU's mascot is a burly lumberjack clad in yellow and blue. Rachel Leingang, azcentral, "Rooftop pools? Haunted buildings? 8 Arizona university myths debunked, confirmed," 20 June 2018 In the end, John the Venmo creator was awarded the Golden Axe award for being the best lumberjack. Mallorie Sullivan, Cincinnati.com, "'The Bachelorette': Jean Blanc gets sent home after one of the most awkward moments ever," 18 June 2018 Watch the country’s top lumberjack athletes compete in the Stihl Timbersports Series, or the Wooden Shoe Carvers demonstration, and check out the European Railroading display. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Summer Guide: Festivals and free concerts, July 23-29," 22 July 2017 Mathias Hauck, an amiable lumberjack sized guy with obligatory brewer's beard, is making beer 60 miles to the east in Madison. Marc Bona, cleveland.com, "Avon Brewing Co. looks to brew in house this summer," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of lumberjack

1831, in the meaning defined above

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lumberjack

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lumberjack

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

lumberjack

noun
lum·ber·jack | \ˈləm-bər-ˌjak \

Kids Definition of lumberjack

: a person whose job is cutting down trees for wood

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