Definition of Dockworker

1. Noun. A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.




Definition of Dockworker

1. Noun. A person who works on the dock of a harbor or shipyard, usually employed to load or unload freight. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dockworker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dockworker

dockizes
dockizing
dockland
docklands
dockless
docklike
dockmackie
dockmackies
dockmaster
dockmasters
dockominium
dockominiums
docks
dockside
docksides
dockworker (current term)
dockworkers
dockworking
dockyard
dockyards
doco
docodont
docodonts
docoglossa
docos
docosadienoic
docosadienoic acid
docosahexaenoic
docosahexaenoic acid
docosahexaenoic acids

Literary usage of Dockworker

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1. National Drug Control Policy: Interdiction Efforts in Florida and the edited by J. Dennis Hastert (2001)
"The suitcases were eventually delivered by a dockworker who smuggled them off the vessel. The crew member, dock worker, and three other accomplices were ..."

2. A Shorter Working Day by Robert Abbott Hadfield, Henry de Beltgens Gibbins (1892)
"... Mr. WG Pearson (dockworker), Mr. J. Macdonald (tailor), Mr. WC Steadman (barge builder), Aid. HR Taylor, LCC (bricklayer), and Mr. WR Taylor (litho ..."

3. Larue's Maneuvers by James Isaiah Gabbe (2007)
""Hey, Napoleon," McShane rendered like a boozed French dockworker. He wormed up on one side and Julianne on the other, and they badgered about my "downer" ..."

4. Annual Report of the Chief, Children's Bureau to the Secretary of Labor by United States Children's Bureau, United States, Children's Bureau (1921)
"... bartender, mechanic, carpenter, clerk, stenographer, dockworker, section hand. The IWW, who in the past have been a great source of worry to the farmer, ..."

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