steel·​work·​er | \ ˈstēl-ˌwər-kər How to pronounce steelworker (audio) \

Definition of steelworker

: a person who works in steel and especially in the manufacturing of it

Examples of steelworker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Katia Salosalova, 38, a teacher, and her husband, Sergie, 35, a steelworker, escaped Mariupol on April 21 with their little boy. Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2022 On a recent day, the sobbing relatives of a steelworker and his factory colleagues stood outside a cathedral with wreathes of flowers. New York Times, 11 Apr. 2022 The former Velma Branch, daughter of Joseph Branch, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, and his wife, M. Millicent Branch, a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised on Druid Hill Avenue near Druid Hill Park. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 28 Mar. 2022 Big names were ready to return to production and capitalize on an American public that suddenly had money to spend, but workers were also demanding more rights; an early 1946 steelworker strike brought production to a halt. al, 11 Mar. 2022 At the moment, Davis shook the hand of Burgess as the camera focused on the steelworker. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 2 Mar. 2022 The Ohio steelworker doesn’t know who Pepe the Frog is and doesn’t think 9/11 was manipulated by the Israelis. Nate Hochman, National Review, 1 Mar. 2022 For 13 years, King lived a double life, as Clarence King, the white explorer, geologist, and writer, and as James Todd, the Black steelworker and Pullman porter. Adam Rathe, Town & Country, 1 Feb. 2022 Her parents—a steelworker and a homemaker—raised Ms. Dillon and five siblings in a Chicago bungalow with a single bathroom during much of her early life. Joann S. Lublin, WSJ, 29 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of steelworker

1857, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jun 2022

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“Steelworker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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