shipping clerk

noun

: one who is employed in a shipping room to assemble, pack, and send out or receive goods

Examples of shipping clerk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father was a shipping clerk for Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company and his mother worked as a domestic. Adam Bradley, New York Times, 15 Sep. 2023 Behind the scenes, she and Holdridge were aided by a staff that included recording engineer Peter Bartók, a son of composer Béla Bartók, and a young Mike Nichols, who served as the company’s shipping clerk before rising to stardom as a comedian and director. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2023 Behind the scenes, Ms. Mantell and Holdridge were aided by a staff that included recording engineer Peter Bartók, a son of composer Béla Bartók, and a young Mike Nichols, who served as the company’s shipping clerk before rising to stardom as a comedian and director. Harrison Smith, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Feb. 2023 His mother was a shipping clerk. Brian Murphy, Washington Post, 19 July 2022 The English shipping clerk Edmund Dene Morel was instrumental in exposing the brutal, plantation slave labor in the Congo. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 25 Aug. 2022 Does your shipping clerk need a high school diploma? Bill Conerly, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2022 His father was a shipping clerk, and his mother worked as a recreation director in a nursing home. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, 4 Feb. 2022 His father, Norman, was a shipping clerk, and his mother, Helen (Risch) Zazula, was recreation director at a nursing home. New York Times, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shipping clerk was circa 1858

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“Shipping clerk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipping%20clerk. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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