shipping clerk

noun

Definition of shipping clerk

: 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 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 Colin Luther Powell was born on April 5, 1937, in New York City to Maud Arial McCoy and Luther Theophilus Powell, a shipping clerk whose ancestors were African and Scottish. Patrick Oster, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2021 His father worked for the railroad and as a shipping clerk. Washington Post, 26 June 2021 Iglauer, a $30-a-week record store shipping clerk and blues lover, decided to take his meager savings and record the band. Margie Goldsmith, Forbes, 18 June 2021 Blodgett tried to claim that a reasonable salary would have been $15.25/hr for 20 hours a week based on wages for a shipping clerk, an accounts receivable clerk, or an accounts payable clerk. Brian Thompson, Forbes, 12 Mar. 2021 Interaction is limited to waves and gestures, some pleasantries with shipping clerks, small talk at the truck stop. John Branch, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Mar. 2020 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'shipping clerk.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of shipping clerk

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About shipping clerk

Time Traveler for shipping clerk

Time Traveler

The first known use of shipping clerk was circa 1858

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near shipping clerk

shipping articles

shipping clerk

shipping commissioner

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for shipping clerk

Last Updated

1 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Shipping clerk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipping%20clerk. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!