lum·​ber·​jack | \ ˈləm-bər-ˌjak How to pronounce lumberjack (audio) \

Definition of lumberjack

: logger

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Synonyms for lumberjack


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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John Rich built the first mill in Woolrich in 1830 to supply wares like blankets and socks to farmers, traders, trappers and lumberjacks. Ruth Simon, WSJ, "Weaving Magic Unravels in Woolrich, Pa.," 21 Dec. 2018 The whole cute lumberjack look is so fun, and is anyone else obsessed with those boots? Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "How to Get Lara Jean's Adorable Style from "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" for Cheap," 28 Aug. 2018 But after watching Evan Gattis just miss a mammoth three-run homer, sending a blast just to the left of the left-field foul pole, Paxton came back to strike out the hulking lumberjack. Ryan Divish, The Seattle Times, "James Paxton back to his dominant form, leading Mariners to a 2-0 victory over the Astros," 30 July 2018 But there was one date idea that I was obsessed with since day one: becoming lumberjacks! Becca Kufrin,, "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,, "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,, "'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

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First Known Use of lumberjack

1831, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of lumberjack

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


lum·​ber·​jack | \ ˈləm-bər-ˌjak How to pronounce lumberjack (audio) \

Kids Definition of lumberjack

: a person whose job is cutting down trees for wood

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