Definition of steeplejack
: a person whose work is building smokestacks, towers, or steeples or climbing up the outside of them to paint and make repairs
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The 15-year-old junior steeplejack will also be charged with a curfew violation.
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: a person who repairs chimneys, towers, etc.
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